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Open files and URLs in desktop environments conveniently

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joker-xopen

xopen command (client)

Without any config, you can use xopen as a cross-platform version xdg-open (Linux), open (macOS) or start (Windows).

$ xopen https://www.pypi.org 
$ xopen ~/sample-video.mp4

Show help:

$ xopen -h

Server

Show help

$ python3 -m joker.xopen.server -h

Put a text file at ~/.joker/xopen/xopen.txt, with content like

c   ~/Code
w   /var/www/html
ns  /etc/nginx/servers
ff  https://github.com/frozflame

Run server:

$ python3 -m joker.xopen.server 

Then try

$ xopen c
$ xopen ff

To save some typing, you can give xopen an alias. Add in ~/.bashrc or ~/.zshrc:

alias xo=xopen

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