I just installed Ubuntu 11.0 and when I try to go into Root folder to add new wirless drivers it says I don't have permissions to access the root folder even though I am the only user on the computer and I am an administrator. How do I fix this?

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    you need to use sudo ---> but can you explain exactly what you are trying to do - which windows, messages etc What driver are you installing, from where, using what instructions? – fossfreedom Mar 12 '12 at 15:27

If you are a fan of GUIs, press Alt-F2 and type:

gksu nautilus

You will have complete control over everything; you can delete, add, copy, paste, etc. with complete control and complete permission.

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