Re: feature request!

On Thu, 2005-07-14 at 18:57 -0300, Steven Garrity wrote:
> smurfd wrote:
> > Hi! I just thought of one thing that would be very handy to have in Nautilus.
> > A usage of gksu or similar to be able to achive root rights, when say
> > getting access denied when trying to access/delete a file/folder.
> > (specially delete)
> Yeah, I was thinking about this same issue this week.
> Here's a screenshot of the dialog that the Mac OS X Finder shows if you 
> try to copy a file into a folder to which you do not have write-permissions:
> I'm not sure about the wording, but it's great that it provides you an 
> option (not the default, notably) to authenticate to complete the action 
> (rather than having the start again via the command line).
> I'd love to see this in Nautilus.

It sure would be nice. Its a lot of work though, and it has to be done
very carefully to not cause security issues.

 Alexander Larsson                                            Red Hat, Inc 
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