[Quick Tip] Add ‘Open as Administrator’ in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

This simple tutorial shows how to add ‘Open as Administrator‘ option to file browser right-click menu in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Need to open or edit files with Administrator (root) user privilege directly from file browser in Ubuntu desktop? There’s an extension nautilus-admin can do the job in the default Gnome desktop. 1. Open terminal by… Continue reading [Quick Tip] Add ‘Open as Administrator’ in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Enable ‘Open as Admin (Root)’ in Ubuntu 19.10 Nautilus

This tutorial shows beginners how to add ‘Open as Administrator’ option in Nautilus file browser context menu (right-click menu) in Ubuntu 19.10. Want to open a file folder and/or edit a file via root user account? Without running Linux command, you can do this by adding ‘Open as Administrator‘ or ‘Edit as Administrator‘ right-click menu… Continue reading Enable ‘Open as Admin (Root)’ in Ubuntu 19.10 Nautilus

Enable “Open as Admin” in Nautilus File Browser

It’s been a long time last time I wrote about how to enable “Open as root” or “Open as Administrator” in Nautilus’ context menu. A Nautilus extension called Nautilus Admin has been created for a period of time. It’s a simply Python script that adds some administrative actions to the right-click menu: Open as Administrator:… Continue reading Enable “Open as Admin” in Nautilus File Browser

Ubuntu 14.04: Add ‘Open As Root/Administrator’ to Context Menu

Last updated on February 15th, 2018   This simple tutorial will show you how to add ‘Open As Root’ or ‘Open As Administrator’ option to context menu so that you can easily edit / open file folders as super user privilege within Nautilus file browser. [ac-box style=”tip”]There’s now a Nautilus extension (see the link) adds… Continue reading Ubuntu 14.04: Add ‘Open As Root/Administrator’ to Context Menu

Add ‘Open as Administrator’ to Pantheon in Elementary OS Luna

This simple tutorial will show you how to add ‘Open as Administrator’ or ‘Open as root’ to Pantheon Context menu in Elementary OS Luna. So that you can easily open system files or folders with super user privilege through the default Pantheon file browser. First take a look at the screenshots: Before getting started, search… Continue reading Add ‘Open as Administrator’ to Pantheon in Elementary OS Luna