open is a command line utility on OSX an Linux that opens a file just like through Finder

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Powershell script to open random video

I was looking for a way to open random video file in my folder which has about 400 videos (20 videos in 20 subfolders). I found a powershell script and managed it to work, but every time I run it I ...
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Open .img file to mod a software

I'd like to open .img files which I suppose to be pictures (there are many .img in a subfolder of this program: lobby.img, avatars.img, cards.img etc). I wanted to change a background in this ...
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Pass absolute file path to --args option of open command OSX

I have a script /usr/local/bin/foo that opens an app with command line arguments: #!/bin/bash open -a Foo.app --args $@ The problem is, when I run foo bar.txt the result is Foo.app opens and ...
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Is there a way to disable resolving symlinks for OSX 'open' utility?

Suppose I have file called a.txt and another file b.txt which is a symlink pointing to a.txt. I also have my own developed application which is set as a default application for .txt files. Now when I ...