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The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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Q: How to browse files/folders as root user in Nautilus?

  1. Read General Notes
  2. To install File Browser (Root)
    1. sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/Nautilus-root.desktop
    2. Insert the following lines into the new file
      [Desktop Entry]
      Name=File Browser (Root)
      Comment=Browse the filesystem with the file manager
      Exec=gksudo "nautilus --browser %U"
      Icon=file-manager
      Terminal=false
      Type=Application
      Categories=Application;System;
    3. Save the edited file (sample)
    4. Read How to refresh GNOME panel?
  3. To browse files/folders as root user in Nautilus
    1. Applications -> System Tools -> File Browser (Root)
The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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