“Open In Terminal” action in Ubuntu 14.04


When I was installing Whatsapp on my Ubuntu PC, there was a step where I had to “Open in Terminal” but my Ubuntu 14.04 had no such option, so I did some digging and this is how you do it.

nautilus-open-terminal and nautilus-actions packages are available in Universe repository of Ubuntu 14.04. So run the below commands to enable universe repository and also to install above mentioned packages.

sudo add-apt-repository universe
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nautilus-open-terminal
sudo apt-get install nautilus-actions

Finally run

nautilus -q

command to quit nautilus. Now you can be able to see Open in terminal option on right-clicking.

Hope that helps.


Lima Kilo

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