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

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Amazon-EC2 ports not opened despite Security Groups and iptables configuration

I just rented an Amazon EC2 server, made to host a node.js app which listen to client on port 9001. I did configure the Security Groups and added inbound and outbound rules on this port. There is no ...
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What program to open these AMF files?

I have these 3 AMF files and wondering what program should i use to open or extract it? here is the file location https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8cxg0kOsaDQZWJURDB6NU1WWWM/view?usp=sharing ...
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Opening random file from folder AND subfolders with batch script (Windows 7)

I want to get a bat file that will open a random file (with any extension) from a specific folder, but also open files in all subfolders within that folder. There's another question that asked ...
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Open large file without special software

I have a large .txt file which I am trying to open. But the programs (Notepad, Notepad+, Adobe Dreamweaver, etc.) that I tried all tell me that it is too big. The size of the file is ~1.6 GB. Is ...
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How to avoid opening a MS Word 2013 doc itself again

When by error I open a docx that was already entered instead of getting a prompt remininding me that I have it already opened, it opens my previous and ALSO changing the format (getting with "old" ...
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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 ...