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I would like to add it to the default menu (mouse right-click)

Like I want to right click on a folder and open it in the terminal. I don't want to have to find the directory in the terminal.

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Please define your question. For more details on best practices consider reading the FAQ on asking questions.Regards – Ringtail Mar 30 '12 at 22:24
what do i need to add? – Alex Mar 30 '12 at 22:25
Wow, this really worked on my Ubuntu Srever 14.04 – user306434 Jul 17 '14 at 18:21
Thanks for the answer Manish Sinha, but I am not able to follow the steps. Kindly help me at the following stage so that I can proceed. I am not getting interface under gnome. – Ram Aug 19 '14 at 7:48

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You first need to install the package nautilus-open-terminal from Software Center or Synaptic Package Manager

Installing Nautilus Open Terminal package

Then goto command line and type

nautilus -q

Then open nautilus and you can find "Open in Terminal"

Terminal Open from Nautilus

If you want to assign a keyboard shortcut to this action, please consult the following Q&A:

Keyboard shortcut for "open a terminal here"

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what about in ubuntu 10.04, there is no Unity – Alex Mar 30 '12 at 22:33
it worked! thanks! – Alex Mar 30 '12 at 22:40
Why do we need to check the can_change_accels option? Would you please explain a bit more – manuzhang Apr 6 '12 at 0:01
@ManishSinha It works for me without checking that option – manuzhang Apr 6 '12 at 14:05
I'm kind of surprised that this isn't built in... – Brandon Bertelsen Dec 8 '13 at 23:08

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