Nautilus 40.0 admin:/// the specified address is not supported

When I try to open Nautilus as root, I get - admin:///
Failed to show the contents of this folder. The specified address is not supported.

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I do believe they have removed that option in version 40.

Have you tried doing pkexec nautilus?

There was this post in the update announcement:


The gvfs version 1.48 broke the admin backend in GNOME.
You can downgrade the Package and it’s dependencies to version 1.46.

It is fixed.