This project is considered finished

Re-implements netrw’s gx command with a call to xdg-open (or a similar tool of your choosing).

This is especially useful if you’re using dirvish or some other file-manager other than netrw.

Is this fully compatible with netrw?

It should be for most purposes, but feature-for-feature (or bug-for-bug) compatibility was not a primary goal. Notable changes are:

Can I disable netrw completely?

See :help xdg_open for the full documentation.

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