For example, every time I open the terminal,
Ctrl Alt T or actually cliking it, it's directory is
I want it to be
home/bob/desktop. How do I make this the "default" opening directory?
You can add and
cd desktop at the end of your
.bashrc; this way every time you open a new terminal, it will redirect you to your desired directory.
You should be able to add a
cd ~/desktop command to the end of your shell's initialization script – in this case,
There are some other suggestions here, depending on what environment you're using (though you may have to implement them slightly differently, as that's targeted at
urxvt). These are:
Use an "Open in Terminal" shortcut (if your desktop environment provides) on the Desktop itself
Alter the keyboard shortcut to add a relevant parameter to your terminal emulator, such as: