Run Mac GUI apps as root in OS X

Use the terminal app to run GUI apps as root in OS X

Here's how you can run Mac GUI apps as root in OS X. 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following command then hit Enter. sudo /Path/To/Application/ApplicationName.app/Path/To/Executable 3. Here's an example that will launch Text Edit as root: sudo /Applications/TextEdit.app/Contents/MacOS/TextEdit

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