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Re: [O] bug#14605: Problem with export an .org file to .pdf does not ope

From: Suvayu Ali
Subject: Re: [O] bug#14605: Problem with export an .org file to .pdf does not open pdf file
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:14:29 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2012-12-30)

Hi Eric,

On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 10:07:17AM +0100, Eric S Fraga wrote:
> Suvayu Ali <address@hidden> writes:
> [...]
> > I need some feedback from users using different desktop environments.
> [...]
> > I would like to know if other desktop environments has the same issue:
> > kde-open (KDE) and gvfs-open (Gnome, Mate, etc).  So to test, just open
> > a directory with pdf/odt/html files in dired and run either of them
> > asynchronously with &.
> >
> > Cheers,
> One more data point.  I don't use a desktop environment as such.  I use
> /ratpoison/ as my window manager.  In my use case, on a system running
> Ubuntu 13.04, xdg-open works perfectly fine, both synchronously (!) and
> asynchronously (&), for all three file types listed above, bringing up
> evince, libreoffice and firefox respectively.

I think that is expected.  The bug is in the desktop specific open
commands.  Since you use none, generic open is used.  That is simply a
shell function, and does the right thing.


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