This is a convenience function for launching the default application to show the uri. The uri must be of a form understood by GIO (i.e. you need to install gvfs to get support for uri schemes such as http:// or ftp://, as only local files are handled by GIO itself). Typical examples are
Ideally the timestamp is taken from the event triggering
show_uri() call. If timestamp is not known you can take
This is the recommended call to be used as it passes information necessary for sandbox helpers to parent their dialogs properly.
the uri to show
a timestamp to prevent focus stealing