This tutorial will explain how to open file from console with preferred application in Ubuntu, just like when double-click on a .mp3 file in nautilus, rhythmbox player launches and plays the music, also urls can be open with the default web browser from the terminal.
There’re following command tools do this work:
gnome-open opens a file with Gnome’s default application
As expected, this time too, we saw a heated exchange over the default apps in Ubuntu during the Ubuntu developer summit in Budapest. Sometimes I feel that there should not be any default apps, users should be just allowed to use one as per his convenience. Most of the time the debate ends in a stalemate; then why do we need to point to any one application as the default?
I'm using xmonad, and I would like to open a nautilus window to a certain directory, because I like the convenience of browsing inside an encrypted zip file without unzipping it, which nautilus allows.
Conventional wisdom is that file systems need periodic fscking but is it always the best approach?
Ubuntu think not. On a default installation they disable boot time fsck on at least ext* file systems. Bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+s...s/+bug/1083985 refers. From that bug page: "This was an intentional change in e2fsprogs.
Thanks for taking time to answer, hunterthomson. Unfortunately, I am not in control of the PPTP-vpn server, so I'll have to live with it. I will solve this issue by installing openWRT in VirtualBox, and play around with my routing tables. But out of curiosity, I still do not understand why setting up two tunnels at the same time is not possible.