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Create Nemo Action - Open In Terminator

For some reason, setting Xubuntu's preferred terminal application to Terminator was not resulting in the Nemo "Open in terminal" menu option opening the location in my terminal.

The easiest way to fix this was to create a new Nemo action for opening in Terminator.

You could easily change these steps to add any more number of actions you desire.

The action was taking a while to respond whilst I was making a large file transfer in the background. I fixed this by reducing my "dirty files" buffer allowance.

Steps

Create a new "actions file" for nemo in your hidden local share area.

editor /home/$USER/.local/share/nemo/actions/open_in_terminator.nemo_action

Fill it with the following content:

[Nemo Action]

Name=Open in Terminator
Comment=Open the 'terminator' terminal in the selected folder
Exec=terminator --working-directory="%F"
Icon-Name=terminator
Selection=any
Extensions=dir;

Open in Sublime

Additionally, if you want to add one for opening a folder in Sublime: Create a new "actions file" for nemo in your hidden local share area.

editor /home/$USER/.local/share/nemo/actions/open_in_sublime.nemo_action

Fill it with the following content:

[Nemo Action]

Name=Open in Sublime
Comment=Open the selected folder in Sublime
Exec=subl "%F"
Icon-Name=sublime-text
Selection=any
Extensions=dir;

References

Last updated: 21st June 2021
First published: 18th June 2021