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As simple as that. Can I remove the menu item?

(I actually want it because it is broken when one launches a custom edit in gnome-terminal so I compiled the old extension from pre-16.04 days that used to work, but now I have two "open in terminal" menu items).

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In recent versions of Nautilus such as 3.14 (included with Ubuntu 15.04), the Open in Terminal command is part of the gnome-terminal package, which installs the libterminal-nautilus extension (at /usr/lib/nautilus/extensions-3.0/libterminal-nautilus.so).

It can be easily removed in terminal w/ sudo:

$ sudo mv -vi /usr/lib/nautilus/extensions-3.0/libterminal-nautilus.so{,.bak}

Afterwards you need to quit Nautilus to see the changes applied:

$ nautilus -q

(nautilus:16373): GLib-GIO-CRITICAL **: g_dbus_interface_skeleton_unexport: assertion 'interface_->priv->connections != NULL' failed

(nautilus:16373): GLib-GIO-CRITICAL **: g_dbus_interface_skeleton_unexport: assertion 'interface_->priv->connections != NULL' failed

(nautilus:16373): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_icon_theme_get_for_screen: assertion 'GDK_IS_SCREEN (screen)' failed

(nautilus:16373): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: invalid (NULL) pointer instance

(nautilus:16373): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: g_signal_connect_object: assertion 'G_TYPE_CHECK_INSTANCE (instance)' failed

If Nautilus does not quit this way successfully (e.g. you see a time-out), you can command your operating system to kill it:

$ pkill -e nautilus
nautilus killed (pid 15962)

Afterwards you can restart Nautilus and is will show the entry removed.

Before:

before: nautilus context-menu with "open in terminal" entry

After:

after: nautilus context-menu without "open in terminal" entry

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