Default root password

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Sat Jan 28 06:30:00 UTC 2006

On Sat, 28 Jan 2006 00:03:37 -0600
"Richard Dennis Colbert Jr." <richard at> wrote:

> gksudo /usr/lib/nautilus computer:
> This will open Nautilus as root and show you the "My Computer" style
> listing of all available media 

Unfortunately, /usr/lib/nautilus is a directory, and the correct path to
call nautilus is /usr/bin/nautilus. I think the command would be

gksudo /usr/bin/nautilus 

Although gksudo nautilus is sufficient.

Unix is hard to learn. The process of learning it is one of multiple small
epiphanies. -- Neal Stephenson

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