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how to use root permissions in GUI in Fedora [closed]

asked 2016-06-06 01:36:56 -0500

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I want to access the root directory in GUI. How do I give myself root permissions while using GUI?

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answered 2016-06-06 03:05:18 -0500

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You can launch the file manager as root from the terminal with sudo -i nautilus.

Alternatively, you can install beesu, which is a program that launches a graphical prompt to do something as root. And then use beesu - nautilus to open the file manager as root. If you tie this command to a launcher or shortcut, then you won't need to interact with a terminal at all.

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that's what I needed. Thanks for the help.

mpduty gravatar imagempduty ( 2016-06-06 11:36:07 -0500 )edit

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