A KDE equivalent to gnome-open
pandarsson at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 29 00:10:25 UTC 2009
On Tuesday 27 January 2009 10:21:19 pm Michael wrote:
> "If you want to open up a file or folder using the default application
> from your terminal in ubuntu
> (or any linux distrib using gnome), just use gnome-open. Like this:
> |gnome-open ~/docs/something.pdf|
> Gnome will use it’s file association tables to open it in the correct
> application, and you won’t have
> to worry about remembering what your pdf viewer is called."
> (Taken from
> Does KDE have anything similar to this?
First, I had never even considered there might be something like this. I
first considered kstart, which is a cool little program, but it doesn't do
what you say. So I looked at the KDE4 runtime package executables and
found... (prepare to be shocked)... kde-open. KDE3 has the same thing. I
tried it on a pdf file and it opened in Okular.
That is such a neat little thing and I had never heard of it. Thank you for
pointing it out to me.
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