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Old 08-15-2016, 11:45 AM   #1
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Xfce custom action to open filemanager with root priveleges


So I have looked at the properties of the existing dock launcher for filemanger. It is exo-open --launch FileManager %u. After a lot of googling the majority of what I could find in this regard was for Ubuntu using gksudo to execute the command and prompt for password. Can somone give me a heads up on how this would be done running Fedora 24 Xfce (added after installing the gnome version)? Your assistance will be most appreciated.

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Old 08-15-2016, 12:19 PM   #2
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try
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gksudo thunar /
and see what happens.
 
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Old 08-15-2016, 09:23 PM   #3
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Ok thanks. I was trying to follow what was already there and didn't just try gksudo. I did try putting it in front of the whole command for the filemanager already on the dock. :-)
 
Old 08-16-2016, 04:03 AM   #4
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Ok thanks. I was trying to follow what was already there and didn't just try gksudo. I did try putting it in front of the whole command for the filemanager already on the dock. :-)
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gksudo thunar %u
 
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Thank you Habitual
 
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You are very welcome.
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Old 08-17-2016, 08:55 PM   #7
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Thanks from me also Habitual.
 
Old 09-07-2016, 11:54 AM   #8
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XUbuntu 16.04 LVM second drive add

Hi I couldn't figure out how to do it while installing the OS from USB. I chose the option to use LVM during install. What I had wanted to do was to add the second 500GB hard drive in the desktop prior to installing so that it would appear that I have approximately 1TB of total storage. I completed the install on the first SATA drive. When I log it it shows the second drive on the desktop without auto mounting it. Is there a GUI that will let me use whatever tools are available regarding LVM that will allow me to join (not sure of the correct term) the second drive so it won't show on the desktop and becomes part of the default LVM that was created?
 
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