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hi I was wondering is it possible to open a folder in graphical mode using linux shell(i.e. the window which shows the files/sub folders as icons) ... or open a ...
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    how to open a folder in graphical mode (in a window)using linux shell


    hi
    I was wondering is it possible to open a folder in graphical mode using linux shell(i.e. the window which shows the files/sub folders as icons) ... or open a web browser using linux shell...Is there any linux shell command to do this...
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    You can open any folder and see its contents in graphical mode using the command line. Lets say there is a file you wish to see the contents of in your home directory called "sprockets." If you are using KDE, use the kde file browser "konqueror." So it would be...
    Code:
    konqueror /home/bilalb/sprockets
    or if you are already in your home directory...
    Code:
    konqueror sprockets
    If you are in Gnome, use its respective file browser...
    Code:
    nautilus sprockets
    To open Firefox from the command line, just open a terminal, type in "firefox" and press enter.
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    thanks for the quick response.......

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