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Opening a file manager from the term

How to open a file manager of the current directory in the terminal

Solution 1

The following works in all desktop environments by using the default file manager:

xdg-open .

Solution 2 You can also open files from the terminal as if you had double clicked them in the file manager: xdg-open file

Solution 3 If you are using Gnome, you can use the gnome-open command, like so:

gnome-open .

Solution 4 You can use nautilus [path]. for current directory -

nautilus .



blog/opening_a_file_manager_from_the_term.txt · Last modified: 2011/03/20 11:20 by brb