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I need a fast possibility to switch between a nautilus window and a (gnome-terminal) in the same working directory.

At the moment I'm using the following setup:

nautilus -> terminal: nautilus-open-terminal (rightclick > open terminal here) & close nautilus window manually

terminal -> nautilus: alias explorer="nautilus $(pwd) && exit"

My problem is, that on the one hand [nautilus -> terminal] takes some time (rightclick..manual close..): I'd like to have a hotkey or something more direct for this operation. And on the other hand [terminal -> nautilus] does only work when there is already a nautilus instance running somewhere, otherwise the terminal blocks running nautilus and doesn't close itself.

As I'm using a tiling window manager (XMonad) I don't want both windows to be running at the same time.

Any Ideas?

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