Add Open as Administrator on Nautilus Context Menu in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat
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.