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Gksu Naulitus is not working [closed]

I am using ubuntu 12.04. I wanted to change permissions of a file so i typed gksu naulitus. it asked my password andstl i entered it and nothing happened. What should I do?
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Problems running Deja Dup with elevated priveleges

As advised by this answer, I'm using gksu deja-dup-preferences and gksu "deja-dup --backup" to backup my data, including files that have root-only permissions on them. Both of the two ways lead ...
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Ubuntu Dash not showing software results and Software Center freezing / not bringing up gksu prompt

I posted a video to Youtube, and I think the youtube description and/or video (a short desktop recording with me speaking) pretty much sum it up. http://youtu.be/EAnzrE1rqRs [description on video] ...
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How do I edit a 'read only' file in 12.04 Desktop?

I want to edit a file in 12.04 desktop. Previously (in Lucid) I could right click, select 'open with', and type in 'gksudo gedit' - which was then added to the list of available 'open with' programs. ...
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Cannot authenticate without a password

The problem can be reproduced as follows: When I remove the password of an administrator account, "Log In without Password", I cannot use that account to authenticate. When I do something that ...
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gksudo doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.04 - did work before

I am running this command in a script: $ gksudo wminput -q -r 00:22:D7:E2:A0:18 However it just outputs the manual page. It seems like gksudo is taking the parameters meant to be taken by ...