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I created bash script to open terminal in current directory because of an issue with nautilus-open-terminal.

The problem is, this one doesn't work

gnome-terminal --working-directory = "$NAUTILUS_SCRIPT_CURRENT_URI"

BUt this one works

gnome-terminal
cd "$NAUTILUS_SCRIPT_CURRENT_URI"

Question: what's wrong with first one?

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You should not put spaces before and after the = sign. The correct command is:

gnome-terminal --working-directory="$NAUTILUS_SCRIPT_CURRENT_URI"

For completeness, an alternative format is:

gnome-terminal --working-directory "$NAUTILUS_SCRIPT_CURRENT_URI"

(With a blank space instead of the = sign.)

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