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Is there a nautilus gksu equivalent for Fedora?

asked 2012-06-12 01:21:16 -0500

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In Linux Mint I used nautilus gksu to quickly open folders with administrator priviledges via right-click.

Is there an equivalent package that I get install to get this feature in Fedora 17?

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answered 2012-06-12 04:13:15 -0500

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updated 2012-06-12 04:15:09 -0500

Quite often you will find yourself the need to write files that does not location within your home folder. In this case, you need root access to do it.

Using Beesu

Installing Beesu

Open a terminal and install the following packages:

$sudo yum install beesu nautilus-beesu-manager

Configuring Beesu

After you have installed the packages above, you run


to configure how you want to use Beesu.

The most useful settings are:

Edit with gEdit
Execute/Execute Application
Files and Folders/Delete Selected Files
Files and Folders/New File Here
Files and Folders/New Folder Here
Open Terminal Here
Open Nautilus here < ----

Using Beesu

Open up Nautilus

Navigate to the file or folder you want to manage, Right-Click the mouse, select Scripts >> beesu and a list of options which you have configure earlier was available.

Please note that some options worked on folders and some options worked on files while some worked on both.

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