How to open PCManFM-Qt file manager as root?

I need to open the file manager as root since I have to paste Microsoft fonts in the /usr/share/fonts folder. On Linux Mint when I right click on the folder it gives me an option to open as root, but not on Lubuntu 24.04… How am I able to open the file manager as root since I need root in order to paste the Microsoft fonts in /usr/share/fonts?

I don’t like the idea of what you’re trying to do (myself I’d just use a terminal and cp or mv the files there) but why not just

sudo pcmanfm-qt

That opens pcmanfm-qt as a file-manager in a window on my box, with a bright-blood-red reminder at the bottom telling me it’s a ROOT INSTANCE.


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