xdg-utils - desktop integration utilities from freedesktop.org

Property Value
Distribution Mint 17.2
Repository Mint Upstream i386
Package name xdg-utils
Package version 1.1.0~rc1
Package release 2ubuntu7-1linuxmint1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 263 B
Download size 66.78 KB
Official Mirror packages.linuxmint.com
xdg-utils contains utilities for integrating applications with the
desktop environment, regardless of which desktop environment is used.
They are part of freedesktop.org's Portland project.
The following utilities are included:
* xdg-desktop-menu - Install desktop menu items
* xdg-desktop-icon - Install icons on the user's desktop
* xdg-icon-resource - Install icon resources
* xdg-mime - Gather MIME information about a file
* xdg-open - Open a URL in the user's preferred application that
handles the respective URL or file type
* xdg-email - Open the user's preferred email client, potentially with
subject and other info filled in
* xdg-screensaver - Enable, disable, or suspend the screensaver
* xdg-settings - get various settings (default web browser) from
the desktop environment


Package Version Architecture Repository
xdg-utils_1.1.0~rc1-2ubuntu7-1linuxmint1_all.deb 1.1.0~rc1 all Mint Upstream
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Type URL
Binary Package xdg-utils_1.1.0~rc1-2ubuntu7-1linuxmint1_all.deb
Source Package xdg-utils

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install xdg-utils deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install xdg-utils

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