A couple of years ago I found something in a package manager that added a context menu item that allowed me to open files and save them normally without being harassed about file permissions. Can anyone remind me what the name of it was please?

  • Is it in Kubuntu or Ubuntu? The title suggest that, It is in Kubuntu but your tag is ubuntu – Anwar Jun 28 '12 at 2:43
  • Gilles decided to edit my post and changed it. >__> It is Kubuntu so I can test KHTML/Konqueror. – John Jun 28 '12 at 3:14
  • Thanks, I wanted this because people cannot judge the answer given to this question without this crucial information – Anwar Jun 28 '12 at 3:21
  • I agree, I have to CONSTANTLY tell people not to edit my posts, this happens to about HALF my posted questions. – John Jun 28 '12 at 3:27
  • You can discuss this matter at chat with moderator or meta. – Anwar Jun 28 '12 at 3:29

Came across it in a search: nautilus-gksu.

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    nautilus-gksu will never work on kubuntu – Anwar Jun 28 '12 at 3:23
  • Correct, unfortunately that was while I was trying a distro with GNOME, that will hopefully help GNOME users at least. – John Jun 30 '12 at 8:53

I believe you're looking for gksudo from the gksu package.

  • Trying your suggestion... – John Jun 27 '12 at 20:58
  • Installed and restarted, not appearing in the context menu for /etc/fstab in Dolphin. Not sure what to do now... – John Jun 27 '12 at 21:03
  • If you could please follow this up when you have a chance and I get this working I'd be more than happy to accept the answer. – John Jun 28 '12 at 3:28
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    As far as I know, gksu is made for gnome based Ubuntu, It will not work with Kubuntu – Anwar Jun 28 '12 at 3:35

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