Showing a file in the file manager

Patryk Zawadzki patrys at
Thu Sep 22 07:42:44 PDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 1:42 PM, Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at> wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Sep 2011 02:07:11 -0500
> Federico Mena Quintero <federico at> wrote:
> IMHO that's a bad idea. Bypassing DE-specific checks and forwarding
> straight to the FileManager1 service means that, on a multi-user system
> with multiple file managers installed, people may easily end up
> launching file managers other than the one they expect to see.

I second that opinion. It would be more trivial to propose a new MIME
type, say inode/x-reveal-file, that would be resolved by xdg-open when
requested to "reveal" a file in a suitable management interface.

Patryk Zawadzki
I solve problems.

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