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Re: [O] use of 'system in ox-odt.el

From: Rasmus
Subject: Re: [O] use of 'system in ox-odt.el
Date: Wed, 20 May 2015 13:21:34 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Suvayu Ali <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 11:50:03AM +0200, Rasmus wrote:
>> Suvayu Ali <address@hidden> writes:
>> > Do you have a mailcap which says otherwise?  That's what I would suspect
>> > given the doc string for org-file-apps and the default value of
>> > org-file-apps-defaults-gnu on my system.
>> I have this in my mailcap
>>     application/msword;              antiword %s;
>>     application/pdf;                      evince %s;
>>     application/vnd.lotus-organizer; emacsclient -ca '' %s;
>>     application/zip                  file-roller %s;
>> Org does not open my html and odt files.  It does open pdf files.  This is
>> using emacs -q.  I use Gnome 3.16 and xdg-open works as expected from the
>> terminal.
> There should also be a system-wide setting in /etc/mailcap.  On my
> Fedora machine, the system-wide settings all look like this:
>   text/html; /usr/bin/xdg-open %s ; copiousoutput
> If yours doesn't, you could override it in ~/.mailcap.  If that doesn't
> fix things, I'm out of ideas :-|.

Now it get the message

    Running /usr/bin/xdg-open /tmp/test.html ...done

But it doesn't actually open the file...  The same happens when I mark the
file in dired and says & xdg-open.  From the terminal it works fine.



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