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Old 10-24-2006, 07:56 PM   #1
WhiskeyP
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X Root Access


Hi. Ive been using FC5 for a while now and know my way around the terminal but for some things I need to access directories as root on X. How would I access a folder as root on Gnome?

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Old 10-24-2006, 08:21 PM   #2
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Try opening a terminal, and run:
Code:
gksu nautilus
This should give you a prompt to enter your root password, and then open the nautilus file manager at /root.

I hope this helps
--Ian
 
Old 10-24-2006, 08:26 PM   #3
WhiskeyP
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this is what I get
Code:
gksu nautilus
bash: gksu: command not found
nevermind i figured it out

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