Becoming Root using Nautilus

Jeffrey Burns jeff at
Sat Feb 19 00:55:38 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-18-02 at 12:08 -0600, Terry R. Grier wrote:
> How do I become root to move and copy files using Nautilus?
> I read the help file and cannot find anything on it ...
> Thank you.
> T

If you don't want to log in a root from the GDM, try this at a terminal:

[you at yourcpu ~]$ su -
Password:<type root pw and ENTER>
[root at yourcpu ~]# nautilus --no-desktop



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