Start a file browser in the current directory

screen -d -m nautilus --no-desktop `pwd`
This opens up nautilus in the current directory, which is useful for some quick file management that isn't efficiently done from a terminal.

2009-05-07 00:49:07

What Others Think

Isn't this just a more long winded version of: nautilus . or nautilus --no-desktop .
wonko · 663 weeks and 2 days ago
If there's something with nautilus file browser that you can't do efficiently from a terminal, you need to work on your COMMANDLINEFU!
linuxrawkstar · 663 weeks and 2 days ago
I say... ouch
raphink · 663 weeks and 2 days ago
or gnome-open .
ludwig · 603 weeks and 3 days ago

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