1

I installed Apostrophe markdown editor to my Ubuntu. I have an icon on my desktop which opens a markdown file with Kate editor.

This is the command I use: /usr/bin/kate <path-to-file>.md. This works fine.

But now, I would like to open the file with Apostrophe. How to start Apostrophe from the command line?

When I start the app from the main menu, then I can see that the following processes appear:

ps axu | grep apostr

user        5380  0.3  0.0   3768  1788 ?        S    23:57   0:00 bwrap --args 31 apostrophe
user        5381 12.7  1.2 102450484 101460 ?    Sl   23:57   0:01 python3 /app/bin/apostrophe
user        5390  0.0  0.4 102363952 38164 ?     S    23:57   0:00 python3 /app/bin/apostrophe
user        5391  0.0  0.4 102363952 38132 ?     S    23:57   0:00 python3 /app/bin/apostrophe
user        5396  0.0  0.0   9368   660 pts/0    S+   23:57   0:00 grep --color=auto apostr

But I am not able to start it with the same command. What is the proper command to start it and open a given file automatically?

  • Find the parent process of the python3 /app/bin/apostrophe by entering ps -ef|grep apostr . The third column is the parent process ID. Do a grep for that, and so on, until you reach the top level command. – Jos Oct 17 at 22:21
  • Perhaps related: Running a .desktop file in the terminal – steeldriver Oct 17 at 23:02
1

Use this command:

flatpak run org.gnome.gitlab.somas.Apostrophe <your file>
| improve this answer | |

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.