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I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04, I am trying to add Open in terminal option, so that I can open terminal within any directory directly.

I installed nautilus-open-terminal

sudo apt-get install nautilus-open-terminal

and then logged off and logged in again.

After right clicking within any folder I was getting an option of Open in Terminal, but when I click it, terminal opens for few millisecond and closes again. The terminal screen just flashes in for few ms.
While when I open terminal normally by Ctrl+Shift+T, terminal is working good.
Am I missing anything? Any help will be appreciated.TIA.

  • Can you check in your .bash_rc file in your home directory, or in scripts in /etc/profile.d to see if there are any commands that crash when started, or if there is an exit command in the wrong place? – Kyle H Dec 5 '16 at 20:48
  • How can I know whether any command crashed or any exit command placed at wrong place? – Prashant Prabhakar Singh Dec 8 '16 at 10:53
  • You would have to look through the .bash_rc file in your home directory, all the scripts in /etc/profile.d, and all scripts included in starting up a new terminal session. Just scan it and see if there is an exit placed somewhere, or see if there is a command run in those scripts that crashes when it is run. – Kyle H Dec 8 '16 at 13:48
  • I don't see anything as such in my .bash_rc . – Prashant Prabhakar Singh Dec 8 '16 at 14:20
  • You will have to search through all the files that are gone through when starting up and creating a new terminal session to see if there is anything that crashes when it starts, causing the terminal itself to crash. You could install guake to have a drop down terminal and see if that is a work around. You could start gnome-terminal from guake and see if it prints an error you can troubleshoot. Here is a link to info about how terminal sessions are started that you should read: linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/6.3/postlfs/profile.html – Kyle H Dec 8 '16 at 14:33

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