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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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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 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 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
    
@Alex Press Alt+F2 and type gconf-editor. I have updated the answer. –  Manish Sinha Mar 30 '12 at 22:36
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it worked! thanks! –  Alex Mar 30 '12 at 22:40
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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
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@ManishSinha It works for me without checking that option –  manuzhang Apr 6 '12 at 14:05

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