Konqueror Service menus

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Thu Aug 21 21:03:21 BST 2003

On Thursday 21 August 2003 21:42, Luis Neves wrote:
> Yes it works,
> I've put the following command in a shell script:
> /bin/sh -c "cd $(pwd) && unzip -o -d $(basename $1 .zip)  $1"
> named the script "uziptest.sh" and moved it to "/usr/local/bin".
> Calling "uziptest.sh foobar.zip" works ok (provided that there is a
> "foobar.zip" file in the current directory)
> Funny enough the service menu with the command
> /bin/sh -c "cd %d && tar xfz %u"
> for tar-gzipped files works ok ... go figure.
> I'm puzzled by this... like I said this service menu worked just fine
> in 3.1.2, something must have changed or in 3.1.3 or in my environment
> that is causing this to fail, I just have no idea what.

Hmm, maybe something in the command gets replaces or changes when being 
read into KDE.
Could be the $().
You could try your original lin with backticks instead of $()

Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Developer at the Kmud Project http://www.kmud.de/
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