Showing a file in the file manager
Federico Mena Quintero
federico at ximian.com
Fri May 20 09:18:22 PDT 2011
On Fri, 2011-05-20 at 11:07 +0200, Stef Bon wrote:
> The option you suggest does not open an image for example in the
> default imageviewer, but as file (as any other) in dolphin?
Yes, that is correct - the file manager opens a folder window, and
selects the file you specified within that window. It's a "show me
where this file lives" command :)
> And for my info, where does xdg-utils store the preferences?? I see
> xdg-settings, but no .xdg or something simular in my homedir.
Ummm, which preferences? For example, xdg-open does some heuristics to
determine which desktop environment is running, and then it just calls
gnome-open, kfmclient, exo-open, etc. as appropriate.
(Yeah, it's kind of ugly. This D-Bus stuff would indeed make things
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