Running xdg-open

Oliver Grawert ogra at
Fri Mar 3 14:22:15 UTC 2017

Am Freitag, den 03.03.2017, 17:02 +0300 schrieb Alberto Mardegan:
> Hi all!
>   Currently the xdg-open tool is provided by the core snap, which has
> it
> located in its /usr/local/bin/ path.
> Unfortunately, this means that other snaps cannot run it, unless they
> have /usr/local/bin in their PATH. Consequently, I filed a bug
> against
> the desktop helpers script [1] requesting a modification to include
> that
> path into PATH.

that was
fixed by

so any snap should use the "fake" xdg-open by default and hand the
request to the outside of the confinement to the dbus service shipped
by the snapd-xdg-open deb on the desktop.

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