I run an ubuntu server and I installed nautilus in gnome to get the possibility to open a textfile as administrator. But when I right-click on the file and select "open as administrator" I get prompted with the admin password - when I enter it and click "ok", nothing happens... Do I have to select a standard textedit or something like this?

Additionally is it possible to run the terminal in a window in the gnome gui?


  • @Pilot6 The OP is already use it, his problem that nothnig change not in the presence of open as administrator
    – Maythux
    Jul 9 '15 at 8:12
  • How did you know nothing change?! did you try to save the file in some protected dir and been asked for a password?
    – Maythux
    Jul 9 '15 at 8:12
  • @Pilot6 Don't care, have a nice time
    – Maythux
    Jul 9 '15 at 8:13

You can use gnome-terminal or xterm package, to open virtual terminal in GUI.

About nautlius, here I found answer which should help you

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