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RIFLE(1)			 rifle manual			      RIFLE(1)

       rifle - ranger's	file opener

       rifle [--help] [-f FLAGS] [-l] [-p KEYWORD] [-w PROGRAM]	files

       rifle is	a powerful file	executor that allows for complex file type
       checking, written to meet the needs of the file manager ranger.
       rifle's strength	lies in	automatically determining file types,
       depending on which programs are installed on the	system,	even without
       any user	interaction.

       -f FLAGS	     Specify flags for opening the files.  Flags are letters
		     that changes how the program is executed.	Any
		     combination of flags will work.  Writing uppercase	flags
		     will negate the effect of all previously used lowercase
		     flags of the same letter.

		     Table of all flags:
		      f	  fork program to background
		      r	  run program as root, using sudo
		      t	  run program in a separate terminal, as specified by

       -l	     List all possible ways to open the	specified files.  Each
		     line will contain information in the format of
		     id:label:flags:command. id	is the identification number.
		     label is an arbitrary string that was specified for this
		     command, flags are	the flags that are used	by default,
		     and command is the	command	that is	going to be executed.

       -p KEYWORD    Pick a method to open the files.

		     KEYWORD is	either the ID number listed by "rifle -l" or a
		     string that matches a label in the	configuration file.

       -w PROGRAM    Open the files with the program PROGRAM

       -h, --help    Print a list of options and exit.

       rifle shares configuration files	with ranger, though ranger is not
       required	in order to use	rifle.	The configuration file rifle.conf is
       expected	to be at ~/.config/ranger/rifle.conf.

       This file specifies patterns for	determining the	commands to open files
       with.  The syntax is described in the comments of the default
       rifle.conf that ships with ranger.  To obtain it, you need to run:
       "ranger --copy-config=rifle"

       EDITOR  Determines which	editor to use for editing files	(in the
	       default rifle.conf).

       PAGER   Determines which	pager to use for displaying files (in the
	       default rifle.conf).

       TERMCMD Determines the terminal emulator	command	for use	with the t
	       flag.  It is required that the value is the path	to an
	       executable file which accepts the "-e COMMAND" argument.

	       Specifies the directory for configuration files.	Defaults to

       List all	the different methods:

	$ rifle	-l
	0:editor::"$EDITOR" -- "$@"
	1:pager::"$PAGER" -- "$@"
	2:::python -- "$1"

       Display its content by opening it with "cat":

	$ rifle	-w cat
	print("Hello World!")

       Run it by picking the method 2, which calls 'python -- "$1"':

	$ rifle	-p 2
	Hello World!

       Display the file	in a pager inside a new	terminal, run as root:

	$ rifle	-p 1 -f	tr

01/08/2017			  rifle-1.8.1			      RIFLE(1)


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