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Old 04-07-2004, 07:15 AM   #1
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XFCE superuser file manager?

Anyone have a clue as to how to mimic access to the superuse file manager like how you can in RH 9 or whatnot? I need root access to files but am not savvy enough in terminal to figure out how to do it. XFCE is driving me mad this way. Thoughts?

Old 04-07-2004, 07:28 AM   #2
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why would root have X access...unless it is to mess up stuff
Old 04-07-2004, 07:38 AM   #3
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I don't want to be in root. I want to be in my home directory, and just like how RH9 had an option to use the superuser file manager.... I need that. Something you can access within my user directory. I really don't want to switch to complete root anytime I have to do anything in that regard.

Old 04-08-2004, 04:37 AM   #4
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su a terminal and type: xffm
If that works for you and you want to close the terminal while keeping xffm running,
try: xffm &


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