PS. If you want to quickly view markdown files from your terminal in Apostrophe after installing it, you can use xdg-open. 

xdg-open &>/dev/null README.md

If you think more like a human being than a robot, you might of course want to create an abbreviation for that. e.g., in your ~/.config/config.fish file for Fish shell:

```fish
if status is-interactive
# Open files in their associated apps from Terminal.
abbr --add --global open 'xdg-open &>/dev/null '
end
```

Then do:

open README.md

(Note: your new open “command” will work with any type of file as long as there is a default app associated with it.)

@aral
There was some other xdg-command to change that.

But I guess, GNOME has a way to do so via control center as well.

@aral I aliased `xgd-open` to `open`. That also works for me.

@aadil Yep. I prefer abbreviations for this sort of thing as they expand into the actual command so I don’t forget what the actual command is (e.g., for when I’m on a new machine or someone else’s, etc.)

PS. If you want to quickly view markdown files from your terminal in Apostrophe after installing it, you can use xdg-open. 

@aral Doesn’t Fish do that out of the box? It works in my environment (Ubuntu), I thought it would in other distributions, too.
fishshell.com/docs/current/cmd

PS. If you want to quickly view markdown files from your terminal in Apostrophe after installing it, you can use xdg-open. 

@damienp Ooh, would you look at that, it would seem so. Will remove my abbreviation and confirm today. Thanks for the heads up :)

@aral I agree. I have been using it for some while now. Great and clean piece of software. Love it 🫀

@aral I’m really waiting for the GUI’s to integrate/copy the github.com/JeNeSuisPasDave/Mar mdmerge functionality. Indexes, the inclusion of external source files and more is hard to beat. I often work with the output of mdmerge to tweak in the gui and then run it through pandoc for layout/fonts/exporting. Having these functionalities integrated in one solid gui would be beyond nice.

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