Launch an application


' gtk-launch 'u gtk-launch [OPTION...] APPLICATION [URI...]


gtk-launch launches an application using the given name . The application is started with proper startup notification on a default display, unless specified otherwise .

gtk-launch takes at least one argument, the name of the application to launch . The name should match application desktop file name, as residing in /usr/share/application, with or without the (Aq .desktop (Aq suffix .

If called with more than one argument, the rest of them besides the application name are considered URI locations and are passed as arguments to the launched application .


The following options are understood:

-? , --help Prints a short help text and exits .

--version Prints the program version and exits .

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