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I am looking for /etc/udev/rules.d/ I am attempting to find this folder as root, after running: Code: gksu nautilus and entering my password. When that folder opens in root view ...
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    Can't find a folder


    I am looking for /etc/udev/rules.d/ I am attempting to find this folder as root, after running:
    Code:
    gksu nautilus
    and entering my password. When that folder opens in root view all I see is a blank folder?! Why is this folder not there, am I missing something?



    This is Ubuntu 10.04.4

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    Perhaps the folder is empty?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mizzle View Post
    Perhaps the folder is empty?

    That's what I had originally thought, but I wasn't sure if this was a system folder or something of that nature that is 'always' installed with the Ubuntu installation. I'll just create the folder hierarchy, thanks for the response!

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    When you run "gksu nautilus", nautilus opens in /root, root's home folder, which will appear empty. You need to go up a level to be able to see the whole filesystem and the /etc folder. If you create that folder structure in root's home, that won't achieve anything.

    An alternative would be to run:

    Code:
    gksu nautilus /
    And you will see all the system folders, including /etc. Or:

    Code:
    gksu nautilus /etc
    And your root nautilus will open in the /etc folder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecat View Post
    When you run "gksu nautilus", nautilus opens in /root, root's home folder, which will appear empty. You need to go up a level to be able to see the whole filesystem and the /etc folder. If you create that folder structure in root's home, that won't achieve anything.

    An alternative would be to run:

    Code:
    gksu nautilus /
    And you will see all the system folders, including /etc. Or:

    Code:
    gksu nautilus /etc
    And your root nautilus will open in the /etc folder.
    Nice...thank you for that. I feel silly after not knowing that.

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