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?

  • 2
    How often do you have to do this? O.o Where do you copy these files to?
    – muru
    Mar 20, 2016 at 10:33
  • 1
    Please don't
    – Takkat
    Mar 20, 2016 at 13:42

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Run this command:

sudo cp /path-from /path-to/

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