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xdg-open . opens file manager, but opens Audacious with root permissions. It then proceeds to play all system sounds! I'm just trying to open the file manager with sudo. Is there a better way to do it?

(On Lubuntu so I don't have nautilus or gnome)

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xdg-open is not always configured to open the correct application by default. You can start Lubuntu's file manager directly by running pcmanfm.

  • And since Lubuntu 18.10 (with the switch to LXQt), it's pcmanfm-qt. – tanius Apr 8 at 14:04

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