Add ‘Open File/Folder as Root / Administrator’ in Elementary OS 6 [Update 2021]

This is a step by step tutorial shows how to add “open as root (or administrator)” option in Pantheon file browser in Elementary OS 6 Odin. Elementary OS now is at version 6.0 based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those looking for the “Open as Administrator” function to open system file via root user permission,… Continue reading Add ‘Open File/Folder as Root / Administrator’ in Elementary OS 6 [Update 2021]

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

How to Enable Open as Administrator for Ubuntu 13.10 Nautilus

This quick tip is going to show beginners how to add ‘open as administrator’ or ‘open as root’ into Nautilus context menu in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy. With this feature enabled, you can quickly open files and folders in Nautilus with root (super user) privilege. This also works on Linux Mint 16 Petra if you’re using… Continue reading How to Enable Open as Administrator for Ubuntu 13.10 Nautilus