Xpra: Ticket #1726: intercept xdg-open and forward it to the client

This could be enabled by default when we add at least a dialog showing that the file is ready to be opened (see #1375) since we don't want open-silently by default. (for security reasons)

Maybe each one could be enabled independently?

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 16:35:37 GMT - Antoine Martin: status changed

Basic support added in r17726.

xdg-open /some/file

Will end up sending the file to the client and ask it to open it. (which is not allowed by default)

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 12:11:37 GMT - Antoine Martin: attachment set

forwarding of xdg-open for URLs

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 17:27:22 GMT - Antoine Martin: owner, status changed

Done in:

Things that could be done to improve this:


How to test:

From here on, with forward-xdg-open=yes (which is the default):

@maxmylyn: just a FYI.

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 20:25:41 GMT - J. Max Mena: status changed; resolution set

Noted and closing.

Wed, 30 May 2018 14:03:26 GMT - Antoine Martin:

For the html5 client, see #1862.

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 05:32:09 GMT - migration script:

this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/1726