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Is there any stable open terminal plugin for nautilus?

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u mean a plugin that opens a terminal in that folder, right? – Ashu Apr 14 '12 at 5:45
Yeah ,without using cd command – Tachyons Apr 14 '12 at 5:51
i have a script. yoneed to put it in the my scripts folder(right click in nautilus--->scripts---->scripts folder.) will that do? – Ashu Apr 14 '12 at 5:54
Yeah ,post it as answer – Tachyons Apr 14 '12 at 5:56
up vote 18 down vote accepted

I use nautilus-open-terminal Install nautilus-open-terminal (click to install) from the ubuntu repos (no need to add a ppa!). This adds a "open in terminal" item to the right-click menu in nautilus.

sudo apt-get install nautilus-open-terminal

Afterwards you have to restart nautilus by logging out then back in, or this command:

nautilus -q && nautilus &
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You really shouldn't be crashing when using the Open in Terminal extension. There was an issue in 11.10 between it & ubuntuone libs but it was resolved. Are you fully updated?

Anyway this ppa has an excellent Open Terminal Here, it's a nautilus python extension & will work just fine. (There are many other useful extensions, the ppa is well supported & responsive to any issues, none currently

ppa page -

To add ppa & install the Open Terminal Here extension

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nae-team/ppa


sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install nautilus-open-terminal-here  
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  1. Download this script file.
  2. Right click in nautilus or on Desktop → Scripts → Scripts folder and extract the downloaded file into this folder.
  3. Close the folder. That's it.
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