I'm unable to get Open as Administrator option In Nautils menu, I tried to follow many Tutorials from different sites, but none of them are working.

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  • sudo apt-get install nautilus-admin -y && nautilus -q – Jonathan Jun 25 '15 at 18:21

On Ubuntu Tweak-> Admins -> Scripts, move Browse as root script to enable scripts.

run this command:

nautilus -q

And run nautilus, right-click on a file, you can see in "Scripts" sub-menu "Browse as root".But, i think there is a bug in script, because if you right-click on empty area in folder, "Browse as root" can't show the folder you want.So you must right-click on a file in the folder. No problem for me, i use this script.

  • Which Script Sorry??? I`ant Have Any Scripts Can You Provide The Scripts?? – Vishnu Bathala Nov 11 '12 at 15:51
  • "Browse as root" script. İf you install Ubuntu Tweak, you can see this script in Ubuntu Tweak-> Admins-> Scripts. This script provides you browsing as root on Nautilus and openning files as root. – Hckr Nov 11 '12 at 17:26
  • How To Open File As Root ?????? – Vishnu Bathala Nov 11 '12 at 20:48
  • You can open files as root when you are browsing as root and also you can do it directly with right click.Run following commands in terminal. in order to get root privileges: sudo su then gedit .gnome2/nautilus-scripts/Open\ as\ root Now a gedit windows must have opened.Copy and paste the following code: for uri in $NAUTILUS_SCRIPT_SELECTED_URIS; do gksudo "gnome-open $uri" & done Ctrl+S to save file and back to the terminal and type: sudo chmod +x .gnome2/nautilus-scripts/Open\ as\ root Now you can see Open as root option where Scripts sub-menu in nautilus right-click menu. – Hckr Nov 11 '12 at 22:17

there isnt in linux "Open as Administrator" . you can open a software as root but you need

terminalsudo program you need write or program will want password.

  • Actually there is, see sudo apt-get install nautilus-admin -y && nautilus -q – Jonathan Jun 25 '15 at 18:21

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