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How to access root folder?

I just did a data recovery of a very important file, and it is saved in root folder automatically, and I can't access root folder even from gksu nautilus it gives this dialog: You do not have ...
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gksu -w doesn't work the way I am used to?

I have used gksu -w shutdown -hP now as a system-wide menu command in icewm, so that when a non-admin user clicked the shutdown from the menu, a password dialogue box will appear asking for the admin ...
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Unable to Mount anything; USB, internal drives; do not have permissions; HELP!

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a USB on an HP Pavillion. I posted a problem about removing Thunderbird. I was advised to use GKSU Nautilus to become root, or as I understand it, SUPERUSER. I could ...
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/ folder permissions

I've changed / folder owner from root to administrator account. Now no sudo commands are working. It used to show sudoers are in mode 04666 it should b in the mode 04000 Then i did something and it ...
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Permission to change a text file

After having bought the latest Humble Bundle, I am finding Limbo not to perform greatly. The advice on the F&Q site is Q: Limbo does not perform as well as I hoped for A: In the ...
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How to move files into /usr/bin in Nautilus without getting permission errors

I'm trying to move some files into /usr/bin in Nautilus but I'm getting permission errors. I know I can do it via the terminal using sudo but how can I do it in Nautilus? I would expect it to popup a ...