Do you want to know about how to open any folder using the Ubuntu terminal? Great, Just by using simple codes you can easily add a custom right click option in order to open any file or folders in Ubuntu.
To accomplish this task, we are using “nautilus action tool”. So, just have a glance at this article to know about how to open a folder using a terminal in Ubuntu 14.04.
Steps to open a folder using terminal in Ubuntu:
Step 1: First open your terminal by using “Ctrl +ALT + T” and then type: “sudo apt – get install nautilus-open-terminal”.
Step 2: You’ll be prompted to type your password for further authentication.
Step 3: After your installation is completed then, type “exit” to close the Ubuntu terminal.
Step 4: Now go to your Unity dash and then click on files.
Step 5: Now right-click on any folder and select “Open in terminal” as shown in the image below.
Step 6: You’ll see that your folder’s path is shown in your terminal.
That’s all friends, Keep reading.
J L Merrill says
My Ubuntu 14.04 does not show “Open in terminal” when right-clicking on a folder. I did install Nautilus, although some errors were reported.