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What would the equivalent of 'gnome-open foo.pdf' be in unity? Thanks!

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marked as duplicate by bodhi.zazen, Eric Carvalho, Seth, Jorge Castro, Raja Feb 21 '13 at 2:11

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This very same question was asked earlier today even ;) – bodhi.zazen Feb 21 '13 at 0:03
Ah, I guess google hasn't picked it up yet. Thanks! – Shane Reustle Feb 21 '13 at 0:45

you can open any file with its default application with the command xdg-open

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The program to open PDF file in gnome is evince. Just run this :

evince foo.pdf
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