I recently switched to Xubuntu. I am trying to recover the Ubuntu nautilus functionality, "Open in remote terminal", which was on the right-click menu of every file manager window. This does not appear in Xubuntu.

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The following suggestion should work.

(Tested on Xubuntu 14.04 client connected over ssh to Xubuntu 14.04 ssh server)

Create a new custom action on the Xubuntu ssh server:

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xfce4-terminal -x bash -c "bash"

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