switch to "root" when needed

Registered by Jean-Luc Thirion on 2007-06-02

Hi All,

When I try to copy/move/create a file TO a direcory where I don't have write access, I now get a "Not Allowed" message. Instead I would prefer to have a popup "Action refused. BUT In order to copy your file here please enter your sudoer password <password TextBox here" (like with gksudo) . If I enter my password, the file is then moved/created/copied to the directory I want.

This could be extended to other cases:
For instance, yesterday I wanted to install the liberation fonts from RedHat. I downloaded the tar.gz file in firefox and said firefox to open the tarball. Then, File-Roller opened .
I selected all the ttf fonts and clicked on Extract to "/usr/local/share/fonts". Naturally, I got an error message saying that I am not allowed to do that. Instead, if a popup had appeared saying "Not Allowed.Please Enter root password to do that" it would have been good.

Please, forgive my poor english.

Thanks

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