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Another step to bring cli and gui closer together: gnome-open
It opens a path with the default (gui) application for its mime type.
I would recommend a shorter alias like alias o=gnome-open
[opens the current folder in nautilus / your default file browser]
[opens some.pdf in evince / your default pdf viewer]
[opens the trash with nautilus]
[opens commandlinefu in your default webbrowser]
There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!
open [path] in the default program, regardless of which Desktop Environment you use (KDE, GNOME, etc.)
Works on all "freedesktop.org" compatible desktop environments
If you can do better, submit your command here.
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