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how to change 'nautilus's default directory path to a specific folder when it runs from terminal command? (i. e. :~$ nautilus (It opens default 'Home' folder). Changes made in /usr/share/applications/nautilus-home.desktop and in /usr/share/applications/nautilus.desktop files, still it opens the default home folder. (OS ubuntu 14.04 & 16.04)

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If you want to open Desktop

sudo nautilus Desktop

If you want to open root dir

sudo nautilus /

Specification is

sudo nautilus yout_dir
  • not like this. If I type the command in terminal (i. e. :~$ nautilus) it should open the Desktop/MyFiles/ folder. Changes made in /usr/share/applications/nautilus.desktop file as: Exec=nautilus --new-window %U to Exec=nautilus --new-window Desktop/MyFiles/ After this change, while clicking the nautilus icon it directly opens the MyFiles folder. But when i use the terminal command it shows the default Home folder. – Jayapramod Mar 31 '18 at 11:01

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