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bug#14605: [O] bug#14605: bug#14605: bug#14605: Problem with export an .


From: Carsten Dominik
Subject: bug#14605: [O] bug#14605: bug#14605: bug#14605: Problem with export an .org file to .pdf does not open pdf file
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2013 12:08:16 +0200

Hi everyone,

OK, we now use xdg-open when available on a Linux system.

Thanks to everyone for the input.

- Carsten

On Sep 2, 2013, at 11:47 AM, Suvayu Ali <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi Carsten,
> 
> On Mon, Sep 02, 2013 at 10:44:39AM +0200, Carsten Dominik wrote:
>> 
>> On Sep 2, 2013, at 10:34 AM, Jambunathan K <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 
>>>    '(org-file-apps-defaults-gnu
>>>      (quote
>>>       ((remote . emacs)
>>>        (system . "xdg-open %s")
>>>        (t . mailcap))) t))
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> I have not followed the discussion earlier.  The problem I see is that
>> I do not know how widely available these commands are on Linux.  Maybe
>> we can built the default value using executable-find or something like
>> this?
> 
> I think I can shed some light on the availability of xdg-open.  It is
> provided by xdg-utils, part of the freedesktop specification.  It is
> expected to be present in most desktop systems (almost anything with a
> GUI installed).  It is a direct dependency for kde-libs, gnome-libs, and
> many desktop applications.
> 
> The introduction in this Archlinux wiki page gives a very succint
> summary: <https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Xdg-open>
> 
> Hope this helps,
> 
> -- 
> Suvayu
> 
> Open source is the future. It sets us free.
> 
> 
> 






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