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Is it possible to run "File Browser" as root on the latest version of Ubuntu (Jaunty)?

I'd like to create a launcher (shortcut) to run File Browser this way.

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Create an application launcher that calls

gksudo nautilus
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What is an application launcher? – Holistic Developer Apr 14 at 20:27

Also, you can specify the path to open in the File Browser. For example '/usr/share/java':

gksu nautilus /usr/share/java
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