open(1) removed from Debian? (was: 'open' instead of 'xdg-open' for usability?)

Thomas Kluyver thomas at
Sat Dec 21 09:24:22 PST 2013

On 21 December 2013 08:37, Ma Xiaojun <damage3025 at> wrote:

> The good news is now that, console-tools, the package provides open(1)
> in Debian, is being removed recently, if I understand correctly:

I think it's still provided in the kbd package:

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