bored of listing files with ls wanna see them in file browser in gnome try this

gnome-open .
when working under a cli sometime you need to list the files with ls but u can open gnome file browser with the command 'gnome-open .' under current directory

-1
By: pahnin
2010-10-01 13:16:00

1 Alternatives + Submit Alt

What Others Think

It's the same as: nautilus .
javisol · 403 weeks and 1 day ago
@javisol still u can vote positive :(
pahnin · 403 weeks and 1 day ago
@javisol: Not really. Not if you're running something other than Nautilus, that is.
kaedenn · 403 weeks and 1 day ago
@kaedenn i didnt get u
pahnin · 403 weeks and 1 day ago
and with either of 'gnome-open .' or nautilus we can peep into sub folders with their url given in place of '.' and get back to our work at the terminal :)
pahnin · 403 weeks ago
@pahnin I didn't vote you either positive or negative. I vote positive when the command is useful and unknown for me and negative for spammers
javisol · 402 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

You must be signed in to comment.

What's this?

commandlinefu.com is the place to record those command-line gems that you return to again and again. That way others can gain from your CLI wisdom and you from theirs too. All commands can be commented on, discussed and voted up or down.

Share Your Commands



Stay in the loop…

Follow the Tweets.

Every new command is wrapped in a tweet and posted to Twitter. Following the stream is a great way of staying abreast of the latest commands. For the more discerning, there are Twitter accounts for commands that get a minimum of 3 and 10 votes - that way only the great commands get tweeted.

» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu
» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu3
» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu10

Subscribe to the feeds.

Use your favourite RSS aggregator to stay in touch with the latest commands. There are feeds mirroring the 3 Twitter streams as well as for virtually every other subset (users, tags, functions,…):

Subscribe to the feed for: