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I know open the current folder in terminal (Mac OSX) typing:

open .

But in Linux, how to do this?

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This depends on your file manager, but generally, you can do something like this:


If yours is Nautilus, then:

nautilus .

Yours could be anything from Nautilus to mc. I suggest you find out the name of it to do this.

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Yeah that works! Thanks. I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 – mateus007 Jun 22 '11 at 21:03

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