DCOPSTART(1) General Commands Manual DCOPSTART(1)
dcopstart -- Start a KDE service and return its DCOP reference
dcopstart service [...]
dcopstart starts a KDE service (i.e. an application that is registered
in the KDE system of .desktop files) and returns its reference for
later use in shell scripts. If the service is not scriptable via DCOP,
dcopstart returns nothing, but starts the service.
--help Show usage information.
Get the DCOP reference for a newly started konqueror instance
KONQ_ID=$(dcopstart konqueror http://www.kde.org)
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