Default File Manager
thiago at kde.org
Tue Nov 29 16:32:00 PST 2011
On Tuesday, 29 de November de 2011 15.57.51, Sander Jansen wrote:
> Is there a cross-desktop way of determining the default file manager
> to use? I want to show show a specific folder and/or file in the file
> manager. I was hoping to perhaps use the mimeinfo.cache /
> mimeapps.list / defaults.list to find this out, but not sure how
> cross-desktop this really is (and what mimetype to check for:
> x-directory, inode-directory?).
> Or should I use something more elaborate, like determining the current
> desktop environment (is there a standard for doing this, I know some
> set DESKTOP_SESSION in the environment) and guess from there.
What happens if you xdg-open the directory you want shown?
I don't think there's any way to show a directory with a specific file selected.
Maybe we could standardise on using the URL fragment for that purpose, e.g.:
This URL above works right now, except it won't pre-select valgrind.supp.
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