I'm tired of having to start the gksudo nautilus file browser every time I want to copy a file, but don't have the correct privileges for it. How can I grant my account the permanent privileges to copy and delete files in locations like these?

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    How often do you have to do this? O.o Where do you copy these files to? – muru Mar 20 '16 at 10:33
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    Please don't – Takkat Mar 20 '16 at 13:42

Run this command:

sudo cp /path-from /path-to/

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