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Title: Implement `os.startfile` under Linux and Mac
Type: Stage:
Components: Library (Lib) Versions: Python 3.3
Status: closed Resolution: duplicate
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: cool-RR, ezio.melotti, rosslagerwall
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2011-07-09 11:59 by cool-RR, last changed 2022-04-11 14:57 by admin. This issue is now closed.

Messages (2)
msg140057 - (view) Author: Ram Rachum (cool-RR) * Date: 2011-07-09 11:59
I want to use `os.startfile` to open a folder in Explorer/Nautilus/Finder. The documentation says that it's only implemented on Windows:

See discussion on Python-ideas here:!topic/python-ideas/LL0SavbKrEA

Is there a good reason why `os.startfile` is implemented only on Windows?
msg140058 - (view) Author: Ross Lagerwall (rosslagerwall) (Python committer) Date: 2011-07-09 12:13
I think this is a duplicate of #3177.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:57:19adminsetgithub: 56731
2011-07-12 06:36:26ezio.melottisetnosy: + ezio.melotti
2011-07-09 12:13:13rosslagerwallsetstatus: open -> closed

nosy: + rosslagerwall
messages: + msg140058

resolution: duplicate
2011-07-09 11:59:05cool-RRcreate