Nautilus as Root/Sudo

Vincent Trouilliez vincent.trouilliez at
Wed Jul 20 18:40:46 UTC 2005

> How can I run Nautilus without facing any file owner restrictions?
> If I do in the shell ($ sudo nautilus) there are a lot of Error messages,  
> eventhough Nautilus itself shows up and seems to work.

'Sudo nautilus' is the way to do it, and I have never had problems with
it. Maybe you should show us exactly (copy/paste) the error messages you
get, just in case there is something important that needs taken care of.
But I bet they are just harmless Gtk related messages, nothing to worry


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