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Enable Open As Administrator on Ubuntu


Install Nautilus Admin Tool

sudo apt install nautilus-admin

Using Nautilus Admin

Now that the tool is installed, all you have to do is open Nautilus file browser, right-click a file or folder and select Open As Administrator

Important! Open as Administrator.

Doing that will prompt you to type your password… this only works if your account is already member on the sudo approved list.. if the user opening a file isn’t authorized to use the sudo command, it won’t work…