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Always turn off hyphenation; it makes .\" way too many mistakes in technical documents. .if n .ad l .nh .SH "NAME" url_handler.pl \- Spawn appropriate viewer for a given URL .SH "SYNOPSIS" .IX Header "SYNOPSIS" \&\fBurl_handler.pl\fR \fI\s-1URL\s0\fR .SH "DESCRIPTION" .IX Header "DESCRIPTION" \&\fBurl_handler.pl\fR takes an \s-1URL\s0 as argument and spawns the first executable viewer found in either \fB\f(CB\$BROWSER_\fB\f(BI\s-1SCHEME\s0\fB\fR or \fB\f(CB\$BROWSER\fB\fR. .SH "ENVIRONMENT" .IX Header "ENVIRONMENT" .ie n .IP "\fB\fB\$BROWSER_\fB\f(BI\s-1SCHEME\s0\fB\fR" 4 .el .IP "\fB\f(CB\$BROWSER_\fB\f(BI\s-1SCHEME\s0\fB\fR" 4 .IX Item "\$BROWSER_SCHEME" .PP The user's preferred utility to browse URLs of type \fI\s-1SCHEME\s0\fR. May actually consist of a sequence of colon-separated browser commands to be tried in order until one succeeds. If a command part contains \f(CW%s\fR, the \s-1URL\s0 is substituted there, otherwise the browser command is simply called with the \&\s-1URL\s0 as its last argument. %% is replaced by a single percent sign (%), and \&\f(CW%c\fR is replaced by a colon (:). Examples: .ie n .IP "\$BROWSER_FTP=""wget:ncftp""" 2 .el .IP "\f(CW\$BROWSER_FTP\fR=``wget:ncftp''" 2 .IX Item "\$BROWSER_FTP=wget:ncftp" .PD 0 .ie n .IP "\$BROWSER_GOPHER=""lynx:links""" 2 .el .IP "\f(CW\$BROWSER_GOPHER\fR=``lynx:links''" 2 .IX Item "\$BROWSER_GOPHER=lynx:links" .ie n .IP "\$BROWSER_MAILTO=""mutt:pine \-url""" 2 .el .IP "\f(CW\$BROWSER_MAILTO\fR=``mutt:pine \-url''" 2 .IX Item "\$BROWSER_MAILTO=mutt:pine -url" .ie n .IP "\$BROWSER_NEWS=""lynx""" 2 .el .IP "\f(CW\$BROWSER_NEWS\fR=``lynx''" 2 .IX Item "\$BROWSER_NEWS=lynx" .ie n .IP "\$BROWSER_NNTP=""lynx""" 2 .el .IP "\f(CW\$BROWSER_NNTP\fR=``lynx''" 2 .IX Item "\$BROWSER_NNTP=lynx" .PD .PP .ie n .IP "\fB\fB\$BROWSER\fB\fR" 4 .el .IP "\fB\f(CB\$BROWSER\fB\fR" 4 .IX Item "\$BROWSER" .PP The user's preferred utility to browse URLs for which there is no special viewer defined via \fB\f(CB\$BROWSER_\fB\f(BI\s-1SCHEME\s0\fB\fR. Again it may actually consist of a sequence of colon-separated browser commands to be tried in order until one succeeds. If a command part contains \f(CW%s\fR, the \s-1URL\s0 is substituted there, otherwise the browser command is simply called with the \s-1URL\s0 as its last argument. %% is replaced by a single percent sign (%), and \f(CW%c\fR is replaced by a colon (:). Examples: .ie n .IP "\$BROWSER=""firefox \-a firefox \-remote openURL\e(%s\e):opera:konqueror:links2 \-g:lynx:w3m""" 2 .el .IP "\f(CW\$BROWSER\fR=``firefox \-a firefox \-remote openURL\e(%s\e):opera:konqueror:links2 \-g:lynx:w3m''" 2 .IX Item "\$BROWSER=firefox -a firefox -remote openURL):opera:konqueror:links2 -g:lynx:w3m" .SH "SECURITY" .IX Header "SECURITY" \&\fBurl_handler.pl\fR was designed to work together with \fItin\fR\|(1) which only issues shell escaped absolute URLs thus \fBurl_handler.pl\fR does not try hard to shell escape its input nor does it convert relative URLs into absolute ones! If you use \fBurl_handler.pl\fR from other applications be sure to at least shell escape its input! .SH "AUTHOR" .IX Header "AUTHOR" Urs Janssen .SH "SEE ALSO" .IX Header "SEE ALSO"