Showing a file in the file manager

Stef Bon stefbon at
Fri May 20 13:57:57 PDT 2011

2011/5/20 Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at>:
> On Fri, 20 May 2011 22:30:21 +0200
> Stef Bon <stefbon at> wrote:
>> 2011/5/20 Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>:
>> > On Friday, 2011-05-20, Federico Mena Quintero wrote:
>> >

>> Isn't it required that for example dolphin is running to "recieve" the
>> dbus signal
>> for the opening the url?
> Not if it is activatable over D-Bus. E.g. on Xfce, if the desktop
> application requests a file operation, the file manager is activated
> over D-Bus and runs in the background. Only the file operation dialog
> is presented to the user.

Ok, I understand. I'm not very familiar with dbus.

But then still somewhere has to be defined that the app which is
assigned to open the url.
That depends on what. The environment?


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