I want to run the programs as root user without using the terminal command line, is that possible to do like that? if yes tell me please. Thanks.
If you want to run programs without using Terminal, I can deduce that you mean only GUI programs. And each one from all these GUI applications have in general an .desktop file located in
Let's take for example Gedit, the default GUI editor in Ubuntu. Its .desktop file is
Now create a duplicate of this file as follow:
and make the following changes:
After this, when you will search for
Some distributions (like Kali Linux for instance) automatically run everything as root, but those are usually intended to be ran as live systems because it's impossible to break a live system like you could on a hard install. All warnings aside, there is an interesting page all about root&ubuntu here, and another here that is intended for all Ubuntu variants.
You can do a few things, such as enable the root account and log in, which would run everything root automatically. That's not recommended. I think gksudo may be your best best,
...but may I ask, why do you want to bypass the terminal? Can you tell me more about what exactly you're trying to do? I'd suggest that if you have need to run programs as root regularly, that you do it from a live usb/cd. This way, if anything goes wrong, you won't have to worry about breaking your system. If you need help making a live disc let me know.