Access to other commands

Gustavo Niemeyer gustavo at
Thu Sep 8 12:13:18 UTC 2016

If Debian and Ubuntu both have sensible-browser, quite a bit of people will
think it's standard and end up relying on it.

We can have both, as it's super cheap on our end.

On Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 6:43 AM, John Lenton <john.lenton at>

> On 7 September 2016 at 17:32, Matthew Williams
> <matthew.williams at> wrote:
> > one concrete example is shelling out to /usr/bin/sensible-browser.
> note that sensible-browser will probably only work on debian and
> derivatives. The better cross-distro way would be to call xdg-open,
> and we already have that in place AFAIK.
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