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Old 03-03-2006, 09:50 AM   #1
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How do I log into file browser with sudo?

I want to view my files with the filebrowser but as of right now I have to set permissions with the terminal and sudo. Is there anyway around this?
Old 03-03-2006, 10:34 AM   #2
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If you are the owner of the file, you should be able to change permission by right-clicking on it and choosing properties. Now, if you want to run the filebrowser (which I believe is nautilus?), then try "sudo nautilus --no-desktop". You should be able to browse your files as the super-user now
Old 03-03-2006, 02:51 PM   #3
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You should be able to view just about anything (except /etc/sudoers) as a regular user.

If you want to browse as root, try Alt-F2 and
gksudo nautilus


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