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Re: Using xdg-utils instead of htmlview, other hardwired apps



On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 09:33:08AM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> Ville Skyttä wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I went through current devel packages that use htmlview or have unnecessarily 
> > hardwired dependencies to firefox or evince.  Most of these should be using 
> > xdg-open from xdg-utils instead.
> 
> Oh, btw: suggestions how do display manual pages?  xdg-utils
> documentation says nothing about it.
> 
> xdg-open "man:ls(1)" seems to work ok in kde and gnome.  Dunno whenever
> that is just good luck or supposed to work that way?

It doesn't work with mimeopen:
Could not determine mimetype for file: man:ls(1)

Its doesn't seems to work with firefox.

It works with exo-open.

--
Pat


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