I have always recommended pressing ALT+F2 and typing for example gksu nautilus or gksudo nautilus both are equivalent; to run graphical programs with root privileges. However, I have just installed ...
Currently, for all my commands that require root access, I have to type them out on a command line. I would like for the GUI to prompt me to key in my password, when sudo is required, instead of ...
I used to use gksudo gedit /etc/something.conf to edit system configuration files but this doesn't seem to work any more. Looks like there is no gksudo in 13.04. How can I add it back or what am I ...
I installed gksudo on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and when i run nautilus with gksudo gksudo nautilus it asks for password, then gives error and then crashes (nautilus:19688): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: invalid ...
I am trying to install nautilus-gksu in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS by sudo apt-get install nautilus-gksu but I am having the following error. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
UPDATE I would like to know which is the recommend way of running GUI applications as root, mainly because what I'm trying isn't running smoothly. I get some annoying warnings that makes me think ...