First time ubunu user, copying a folder to a root directory

وفا خلیقی، Vafa Khalighi vafa at
Wed May 21 22:54:12 UTC 2008

Hi, I am just a new ubuntu user and used suse previously, ubuntu is far better than suse but I have a bit of problem

when I try to copy or say drag and drop a folder to  a root directory, It does not allow me to do it. I activated my root account and I can activate it by writing su in the terminal but when I open gdm.conf and change Allowroot=false to Allowroot=true, it does not allow me to save it having in mind that I entered su in the terminal so I should have a root permision.

Can you please tell me how can I copy a folder from desktop to a root directory.


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