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I would like to be able to to this easily, in all of the following ways:

  • Keyboard shortcut
  • Right-click
  • Drag a folder into an open terminal (with a certain mouse button)
  • Drag the title bar into an open terminal (with a certain mouse button)

How can this be done?

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You can install the package nautilus-open-terminal that provides a new context menu item in Nautilus to open the current folder in a terminal.

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Check out Nautilus Terminal. It essentially creates a mini-terminal window in each Nautilus window. Comes in handy often.

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