When I try to open console/terminal in any folder by drop-down menu in the Thunar, the konsole is opened in /home/user folder.

How to configure "Open Terminal Here" shortcut to open new terminal window correctly?


  1. Opening the /home/user/Downloads folder
  2. There is folder named "FOLDER"
  3. Right mouse click on folder "FOLDER"
  4. From drop-down menu choosing the "Open Terminal Here" option
  5. New terminal (konsole) is running in the /home/user/ , but should be in /home/user/Downloads
  • Xubuntu does not use Konsole, it uses xfce4-terminal. Try with it. – GTRONICK Mar 10 '17 at 16:03
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    @GTRONICK Yes, using the xfce4-terminal it is working fine, but I want to use konsole as default. – XuMuK Mar 10 '17 at 16:09
  • If this is what you want make your question clearer. – Juan Antonio Mar 10 '17 at 16:28
  • @JuanAntonio I have a little update about what I am doing and what I am getting. – XuMuK Mar 13 '17 at 8:41
  • @JuanAntonio I have found the solution by myself, thanks. – XuMuK Mar 13 '17 at 8:50

I found solution!!! In Thunar Edit>Configure custom actions... then edit "Open Terminal Here"

and replace:

exo-open --working-directory %f --launch TerminalEmulator

with this:

konsole --workdir %f

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