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Open files with the default handler

see also : gvfs-mime


gvfs-open [OPTION...] [FILE...]

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bibtex Thesis.aux
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gvfs-open opens files with the default application that is registered to handle files of this type.

Gvfs obtains this information from the shared-mime-info database. The default handler is stored per-user, in the file $XDG_DATA_HOME/applications/mimeapps.list.


The following options are understood:

-h, --help

Prints a short help text and exits.

exit status

On success 0 is returned, a non-zero failure code otherwise.

gvfs open [option ]

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