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Root doesn't normally have access to your regular user's display from a terminal, but there are programs you can install that work around this, one of which (my favorite) is beesu. Install it using sudo dnf install -y beesu and then you can run gedit (as an example) with beesu - gedit either from a terminal or a launcher, and beesu will prompt for your password and then run the program for you with root access. (Gnome and KDE both have equivalents, but this one seems to be the most DE-agnostic I'm aware of.)