Re: Equivalent of MS DOS "start" command.
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On 03/03/2011 08:36 AM, Vernon Cole wrote:
In gnome, I can click on a file and the correct application to open it will be started. ï In Windows, I can get the same functionality from the command line by typing "start (somefilename)" ï I can't seen to find an equivalent feature in Linux, so am beginning to suspect that it is gnome matching up the file with its application. ï If I were to start writing such a utility, where would I find sample code how the GUI does it? Or is there already a POSIX command and I've never run across it? ï (What I'm actually trying to do is implement Python "os.startfile" on Linux.)
Try: xdg-open yourfile - Mike _______________________________________________ gnome-list mailing list gnome-list@xxxxxxxxx http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gnome-list
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