Open file graphically as administrator from Nautilus – Ubuntu

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Sometimes when I’m more lazy than usual and I browse my folders with Nautilus, I want to open the file I need to straight away without using the command line.

Installing a single nautilus extension, called “nautilus-gksu”, adds the “Open as administrator” functionality to the “right-click button menu”.

For installing it run the command:

sudo apt-get install nautilus-gksu


Open file as administrator from nautilus..

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