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[Bug 378783] Re: xdg-open *.desktop opens text editor


Ubuntu 15, xdg-open still opens a text editor. Let's get this fixed,
it's been 3 years

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  xdg-open *.desktop opens text editor

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Bug description:
  Binary package hint: xdg-utils

  In order to reproduce it execute "xdg-open *.desktop" (choose any
  .desktop file, e.g. one from /usr/share/applications). Actually your
  favorite text editor will open the file. Expected result: It'll be

  Because of this bug, desktop entries with the new "#!/usr/bin/env xdg-
  open" shebang feature were opened in the text editor when executed
  from command line.

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