Nautilus Error

Charlie Kravetz cjk at
Mon Apr 20 14:59:25 UTC 2009

On Mon, 20 Apr 2009 16:44:53 +0200
"Amedee Van Gasse (Ubuntu)" <amedee-ubuntu at> wrote:

> On Mon, April 20, 2009 16:12, MG wrote:
> > how else do u write with Ubuntu??
> What do you mean?
> What do you want to write?
> Are you still talking about editing configuration files?
> Then you should use
> gksudo gedit <filename>
> I know that it is easier to "see" the files with a GUI file manager
> and then just doubleclick. The problem is, that is *too* easy. It's an
> accident waiting to happen. It's like driving a car without your
> safety belt on.

Can't you start nautilus with 

gksudo nautilus

and then have the GUI file manager and still be able to edit the files
as root? Any file selected for editing is now edited using root, but
you are able to select them from the GUI.

Charlie Kravetz 
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