|Subject:||bug#14605: [O] bug#14605: bug#14605: bug#14605: bug#14605: Problem with export an .org file to .pdf does not open pdf file|
|Date:||Mon, 2 Sep 2013 18:22:09 +0200|
OK, we now use xdg-open when available on a Linux system.
Thanks to everyone for the input.
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:
>>> ((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
> 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,
> Open source is the future. It sets us free.
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