os.startfile() on Linux ?

Thomas Guettler pan-newsreader at thomas-guettler.de
Tue Mar 11 18:40:40 CET 2003

On Tue, 11 Mar 2003 12:35:51 +0100, Harald Schneider wrote:

> Hi,
> is there a way to call a file with it's corresponding application, like
> os.startfile() on Win32 does ?
> E.g. os.startfile('page.html') brings up this document in the default
> web browser.


On Debian, there is a programm called run-mailcap. But might be
missing in other distributions.


Thomas Guettler <guettli at thomas-guettler.de>

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