Open File as Root

If you need to open file as root in linux you should never use sudo. Sudo can cause files and folders in your home directory to be owned by root. The key is to open files or folders with root privileges while maintaining user ownership. The proper way was to use gksu or gksudo which are the graphical variants of sudo. These prevented files and folders from being owned by root. Unfortunately gksu and gksudo are no longer included in the ubuntu family as of version 17.10 or any derivatives of ubuntu. Continue reading “Open File as Root”

Install ADB On Linux

If you’re looking to install adb on Linux, but don’t want to install Android Studio then this guide is for you. Android Studio is a development environment for creating android apps, but it’s a large download and installation if all you need is adb and fastboot. Below is a guide to install just adb and fastboot which will be a very small download and quick installation. Continue reading “Install ADB On Linux”