Sometimes, opening files and folders as root or administrator in Ubuntu can be challenging for new users. This brief tutorial will show you how to install nautilus-gksu package to help you quickly open files and folders as administrator in Ubuntu.
To get started, go to Applications –> Ubuntu Software Center.
Then search and install nautilus-gksu.
After installing, Log Out and Log back in.
When you want to open a folder as root, right-click on it and select ‘Open as Administrator’.
Enjoy! And please come back soon.