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open is a command line utility on macOS and Linux that opens a file just like through Finder

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How to open .bin SQL file

I'm stuck and not sure if somebody had similar issue. I have an old database stored as .bin files. It relates back to 2012. I can see an xml catalogue file which indicates to me that it is sql data ...
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Open new iTerm tab and run 'Hello World'

I have been trying to open a new tab in zsh and run a simple 'Hello world' in a bash script but I cannot seem to get it to work. How can I open a new tab using 'open -a iTerm .' and running echo '...
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Opening password protected pdf

I exported a document as a pdf from open office and the password i used to password protect will not open it? what can I do, I am not techy and worried the person I sent it to wont be able to open it ...
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/usr/bin/open does not wait with option -W while opening browser

Why this open command does not wait until I close the application? /usr/bin/open -W -na "/Applications/Google Chrome.app" --args --incognito "http://google.com" It is opening my ...
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How to stop open ssh ask connection when i push with git bash

I don't understand why git is asking me to connect to open ssh. I re-installed git a few times and did other manipulation and found nothing. I also search the internet and no one has the same problem. ...
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OSError: [Errno 23] Too many open files

Is "open file" equivalent to a "handle created to a file"? So if I have ulimit -n 4096 does it mean that if first number from sysctl fs.file-nr exceeds 4096 I will get error 23? In ...
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Excel VBA , Excel files in a folder on sharepoint cannot be read

can anyone tell me what the problem is that the path cannot be found? When I execute the script, an error message is always displayed at the same place (runtime error 76). Sub GetData () Dim oMe As ...
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from terminal, open a local html file in a new background tab in safari

Currently, in terminal, I use open sample.html command to open sample.html in the foreground. But I would like safari to open one tab in the background and open sample.html in that tab. ps: background ...
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can't open / format SD card

Situation : was moving files from phone (usb cable) to pc files moved succefully after ejecting, the card was filled with many large unknown files (+4gb per file). The names were weird symbols. ...
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Haunted subdirectory — can't open files in it unless I move them

I have some subdirectories from which perfectly good files cannot be opened, unless I move them out of the directory into another directory. And, if I then move them back into the original (bad? ...
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Can't launch Finder window from terminal on Mojave

open isn't behaving as expected on Mojave. Running open /Library/ gives LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error -600 for the file /Library. This happens regardless of the opening location. I'm ...
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Open URL from command line with default input using MacOS

What I try to do is 1. MacOS terminal, I will input command line like below open -a "/Applications/Google Chrome.app" 'http://translate.google.com' --input "myWebInput" I am expecting it returns ...
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Greenshot Phoning Home

I am trying to trace and close any unnecessary network traffic, and noticed that Greenshot maintains open internet connections. Nothing in the documentation addresses this. Is this supposed to ...
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How can I copy all OPEN VLC media files into a directory?

Sometimes I'll open six or more random video files using VLC media player. These videos reside in various directories on my hard drive. Is there some way to copy all of these OPEN videos into a new ...
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macOS: how to enable “All Applications” in Application chooser dialog (Open with > Other…)

I am trying to find the correct configuration command to enable "All Applications" by default when in the application chooser dialog (after selecting "other" from the "open with" context menu). I am ...
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Can't open some very old files, mostly graphic files, from around 1999-2005 backed up on a dvd on Mac

These files are mostly JPG, PDF, PSD and AI files and I can't view most of them; whether it's directly from the DVD or the copy on my desktop. If JPG/PDF on Preview: "The file can't be opened. It may ...
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Something keeps trying to open a file randomly

I keep getting the help box box up asking me how to open a file "How do you want to open this". Example of what's happening: I am not however trying to open a file, it just happens randomly and ...
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Sign only using GpgOL in Outlook

I currently have the Outlook plugging GpgOL which lets me encrypt/sign emails using an OpenPGP encryption key. Is it possible to somehow remove the encryption option or somehow hide the encryption ...
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How does Laptop Knows After shutdown that lid was opened?

After I shutdown my laptop completely and when I reopen the lid its turns on automatically so, I believe the laptop is not shutting down completely because otherwise how does laptop knows I opened the ...
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Need to delete specific rows that are missing an email

I have a spreadsheet I want to delete the rows that are missing an email. How do I sort and delete each of those rows?
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Open closed window in Chrome

How can I open the closed window in Chrome? I mean exactly window with all its tabs, but not a single tab. I know that you can open tab by clicking Ctrl+Shift+T.
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Open folder from CMD using wildcard

I'm using FileMaker Pro and would like to be able to open a folder in Windows Explorer given a folder path that isn't 100% complete. We have a Contracts drive where our jobs get saved = X:\ in that ...
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One of my Ai CS6 file suddenly won't open anymore

So I have about 20-30 illustrator files in a folder (mainly mock-ups for a website), all in .ai format, working on CS6. This morning I tried opening the last one I was working on but it display the ...
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Replace Open/Save dialog

Is it possible to make an own save/open dialog (through windows app development) and hook it in to replace the normal save/open dialog? I'm pretty sure it's not possible through the normal UI/Win10 ...
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Firewall Blocked Port Remains Open

I'm using Windows Firewall to block port 4643, however when I do a Open Port Scan 4643 is shown to be open. Firewall rule settings are set to block connections on all profiles (Domain, Private & ...
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Why I can't open any downloaded setup.exe file on Windows XP?

Today my friend ask me how can he run any Windows application install file, because on Windows XP, just dosen't opened. I realy surprised, first time I thinked he just joked me, but it's true, when I ...
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Open office calc defaults to 19XX

I'm using Nuance 8.1 Pro pdf converter to dump into Open Office .xlsx It takes 12/15/15 and makes it 12/15/1915. I need a (4) digit year for the final result but need the right century.
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Why can't I access Open Hardware Monitor's web server from any other device?

I am trying to set up Open Hardware Monitor's web server and am running into an issue. I can't access the webpage on any other machines on my local network. I am hoping you all might be able to help ...
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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 https:...
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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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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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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 ...