How To Open Terminal In A Very Easy Way In Ubuntu

Posted on : January 9, 2014 , Last Updated on : January 8, 2014 By
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Becoming a linux ninja means no free time! You have to sacrifise pretty much everything and try new tips everyday. In this article we will teach you how to open your terminal from nautilus by right clicking inside a directory or inside the Desktop.

What do we need to do?

We need a very simple shell script with two lines of code and then we should place it inside /home/username/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts/ directory in order for the script to be found by Nautilus. Open a new terminal (CTRL+ALT+T) and cd to the following directory.

cd /home/oltjano/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts/

Note: Make sure to replace oltjano with your username!

Open a new file with your favourite text editor and put the following code in it.


Save the file and mark it as executeable with the following command.

chmod +x name_of_the_script_here

how to open the terminal in a very easy way in ubuntu

Close the terminal, go inisde a directory and right click with your mouse. Do you see anything new there? Can you see the Scripts subdirectory?

how to open the terminal in a very easy way in ubuntu

Ok linux guy, go to Scripts and there you will find the shell script we created. Click on it and a new terminal will come up.


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