Showing a file in the file manager

Stef Bon stefbon at
Fri May 20 14:09:52 PDT 2011

>> But then still somewhere has to be defined that the app which is
>> assigned to open the url.
>> That depends on what. The environment?
> With D-Bus that depends on which application is installed that
> implements the D-Bus interface in question. I don't really
> know what happens if several such applications or services are
> installed. The decision which one to start depends on D-Bus
> in that case.
> Applications can hard-code which of the alternatives to use but the
> entire (or at least an important) point of standardized APIs is to avoid
> that.

Well if it's a question on what app has implemented the service in
quesstion, I know that
in KDE you as user can assign default applications. So that should be
some factor here also I quess.


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