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Questions about the `gnome-open` command (provided by libgnome2-bin) used for launching files & urls using the GNOME file handlers

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How to install gnome-open in ubuntu 20.04 desktop [duplicate]

In ubuntu 18.04 desktop, I used to install gnome-open via: sudo apt install libgnome2-bin So that I could open a folder from terminal via command line, e.g: gnome-open /mnt/star/note But, seems in ...
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Trying to install a sw xdg-open: gnome-open: not found

I am trying to install this program and it gives me this error.
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What should be used instead of the deprecated gnome-open in Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I used to open images with gnome-open from a terminal, but after installing Ubuntu 18.04, the library is missing and if I search from apt, it shows: ➜ data git:(master) ✗ apt search gnome-open ...
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Error showing url: Error when getting information for file when gnome-open

For some reason I can't open this pdf file with gnome-open command. cd /media/c-drive/Users/Tommy/Desktop/JobEssays/ gnome-open "./My\ Resume.pdf" I get this error. Error showing url: Error when ...
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Using gnome-open to open pdf files

I configured evince to be my default application to open pdf files (using Open with... and clicking on always opening pdf files with this application), but when I type gnome-open foo.pdf instead of ...
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