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Is there a quick way to open command window from file explorer? There is a shortcut in Windows 8 like "Open commmand window here".

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Yes indeed, just install nautilus-open-terminal:

sudo apt-get install nautilus-open-terminal

Then, log out and log back in and you'll have a new option when you right-click in any nautilus directory.

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For some reason, I always have TWO entries... – Wilf Jan 13 '14 at 13:09
Only drawback to this nautilus extension is that it can not be set to open terminal like tilda (…). But apart from that it works great. – Rafal Jan 13 '14 at 13:10
That context menu is standard in xfce. – exussum Jan 13 '14 at 16:30

You should be able to open a terminal window from anywhere using Ctrl+Alt+t on the keyboard.

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It doesn't opens a terminal from my current directory but main directory. – hellzone Jan 13 '14 at 13:34
@hellzone Thank you. Now, I understand! – user3121023 Jan 13 '14 at 14:18
I like Guake. It does a Quake-like drop down terminal using F12, but it opens at / and not at the current directory. – TecBrat Jan 13 '14 at 14:49

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