[Nix-dev] configuring xdg-open
mathijs at bluescreen303.nl
Fri Oct 4 15:39:34 CEST 2013
I'm running a custom i3 desktop setup with some kde base apps.
When I click a pdf file in dolpin, kde correctly launches okular to
view the file.
However, using xdg-open to open the file leads to my web browser
(conkeror) trying to download the file.
I googled a bit on xdg-open and it seems I need to add some
configuration files to ~/.local/share to configure default
applications per mimetype.
However this did not work. Looking at my environment, it seems XDG_*
variables only point to system-wide or nix-controlled locations.
Is this by design? How should I configure this correctly?
PS: I'm using the new zsh stuff, which might be related.
Have a nice weekend,
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