Re: Open files in GUI from Command line

Van <vanyel <at>> writes:

> Here's a convenient function on OS X that I'm wondering if I can do with 
> Gnome.
> On the Mac if on the command line I type 'open .', the current directory 
> I'm in opens up in a GUI window. Similarly 'open picture.jpg' or more 
> generally, 'open <filename> ' will open the referenced picture or 
> document in the GUI app of choice associated with it.
> Is it possible to do the same thing from a terminal window with Gnome?
> - Van

I think gnome-open does what you're after, it even gives you the prompt back
while the opened GUI app is running :)


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