Knowledgebase: Server Administration
Open File Browser in Lunix with root Permissions
Posted by Mont Rothstein on 18 October 2007 03:29 PM

This is a handy trick that will allow you to open a file browser that has root permissions even though you are logged in as a user other than root (which you should never login directly as).


In a Terminal window su to root.


Enter: nautilus --browser &



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