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.
3. Here's an example that will launch Text Edit as root:
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How to Run GUI Apps as root in Mac OS X | OS X Daily