Showing a file in the file manager

Stef Bon stefbon at
Sat May 21 00:49:44 PDT 2011

2011/5/20 Patryk Zawadzki <patrys at>:
> On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 11:14 PM, Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at> wrote:
>> For interfaces that many applications could provide and which might differ on
>> a per-user basis due to personal preferences, an alternative mechanism to D-
>> Bus activation will have to be provided.
> You don't need D-Bus activation. It's enough for an app like
> gnome-settings-daemon to listen on the interface and run the preferred
> file manager.

Yes, that's indeed sufficient. I did not know Gnome has something like
that running.
I'm using KDE, and not aware there is something simular here.
This daemon is indeed the broker mentioned before in this thread.

Indeed when there is such a daemon, it's easy.
But when there isn't such a daemon??


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