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Re: nautilus-admin

From: Gottfried
Subject: Re: nautilus-admin
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2023 15:26:27 +0000


thanks for this hint.

I can use caja /MATE desktop
sudo caja and then I can enter the external harddrive with sudo rights and create directories etc.

Kind regards


Am 12.04.23 um 16:59 schrieb

12 Apr 2023 16:39:24 Gottfried <>:


I have constantly problems to copy something to my external harddrive, because 
it needs root rights.
I can do it only in the commandline, which gives me a lot of trouble, e.g. when 
I want to copy all directories at once.
I don’t know the command for it.

In "nautilus" Gnome there is an extension "nautilus-admin" which allows users 
to use root rights in the GUI using nautilus.
But this package "nautilus-admin" is not packed in guix.

Could somebody pack it for Guix?
I can’t do that.

Kind regards

Hi Gottfried,
as a workaround you could start nautilus as root from a terminal by typing "sudo 



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