"Open as Root/Administrator" Powerful Entry for Nautilus Context Menu

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Most users like to open files/folders as root directly from nautilus to do perform some actions using super powers, or simply want to edit system files directly from nautilus instead of command line interface. Nautilus offers ways to do that via extension or script, so we made it available for 15.10/15.04/14.04/12.04 and other relevant Ubuntu based distributions, it is compatible with following Nautilus 3.4/3.6/3.8/3.10/3.12/3.14+ versions. Now you can easily add this option in your nautilus/file-manager with just commands. Basically it just adds an entry to the context menu where you can easily access it with just a click.

Ubuntu 14.10/14.04/13.10/13.04/Relevant Ubuntu derivatives
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Ubuntu 12.04/Relevant Ubuntu derivatives
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To install Open-as-Administrator in Ubuntu 15.10 Wily/15.04 Vivid/14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the terminal:

Terminal Commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install open-as-administrator

After installation type this command to restart Nautilus:

Terminal Command:
nautilus -q

>> If you are using previous Nautilus version you can use these commands, for Nautilus 3.4.x
If above method doesn’t work for you then use the following commands:

Terminal Commands:
cd && wget -O open-as-root.deb http://goo.gl/i25xqN
sudo dpkg -i open-as-root.deb
sudo apt-get -f install && rm open-as-root.deb

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