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In Fedora 24 (more exactly since Fedora 15) users that are part of the "wheel" group are, by default, allowed to use sudo for any command. Additional things they are permitted to do are[1]:

  • authorize for various administrative tasks using PolicyKit with their own password
  • authorize for various administrative tools using consolehelper/userhelper with their own password

[1] https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/15/html/Release_Notes/sect-Release_Notes-Changes_for_SysAdmin.html; 3.7.1. Administrative User