Open terminal with a right click from your mouse

If you want to open terminal easy way, you can do it by a right click from your mouse , so no need to open a from  application> accessories or system tools .

Follow these steps to add a terminal button to right click of your mouse menu.

Under your gnome home directory go to hidden directory gome2 then go nautilus-scripts

make new file then with name : gnome-terminal and add this script

vi  gnome-terminal

and add


if [ -d $mydir ]; then
cd $mydir

save and exit and make it executable with

chmod +x gnome_terminal

Now everywhere under your gnome with right click on you mouse , go under script and click gnome_terminal to start your shell ses




  • Anonymous

    This works by default in XFCE.

    Plus, it opens the terminal in whatever directory is showing on the desktop’s foreground window at the moment.