Ubuntu – How to change the default working directory with which gnome-terminal opens

gnome-terminal

There does not seem to be any way to change this in the GUI.

Best Answer

  • Modify the ~/.bashrc file and add this at the end:

    cd /directory/of/your/choice
    

    Save and close the file.

    Now, every time you open a console session, you will be cd'd to that directory.