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Let us say I am viewing the /media/fun/videos/chucknorris folder in Nautilus. How can I configure Nautilus so by pressing a Key it opens a terminal and this terminal defaults opened directory is the folder am viewing in Nautilus (In this case the chucknorris folder). So if I open the terminal it should show me am in the /media/fun/videos/chucknorris directory.

Note that the terminal window should not be embedded in Nautilus, instead it should be another Window.

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Just install nautilus-open-terminal.

sudo apt-get install nautilus-open-terminal

Then you can open a terminal by right-clicking in your folder. (It will open in the right directory and in a separate window.

For a keyboard shortcut see the post on webupd8:

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Before accepting am one of those users that like to use more the keyboard instead of the mouse. Any option to set a key to open the current folder in a terminal using Nautilus. –  Luis Nov 20 '11 at 20:19

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