Re: Open files in GUI from Command line
- From: Craig <midnight demon gmail com>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Open files in GUI from Command line
- Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 18:47:42 +0000 (UTC)
Van <vanyel <at> medusa.bioc.aecom.yu.edu> writes:
> Here's a convenient function on OS X that I'm wondering if I can do with
> 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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