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lxsession-default - Launching default applications set by LXSession


lxsession-default [COMMAND] [OPTIONS]


lxsession-default is a wrapper around LXSession D-Bus interface, which launch default applications set by LXsession.

COMMAND is the application you want to launch, and the ones available are define in desktop.conf.examples.

OPTIONS are available if the COMMAND accept it.

Example : To launch file_manager/command set in desktop.conf, use : lxsession-default file_manager


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Man page written to conform with Debian by Julien Lavergne.