The open command on my mac breaks when I install Skim, a PDF viewer.

When I try to use open to browse a directory with Skim installed, open launches the Skim app, and I am presented with the following message:

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How do I make open behave properly, and open directories using Finder, like it should?

It reverts back to the expected behavior when I move Skim to Trash.

  • If you uninstall Skim, does "open /" works? – lhf Jul 19 at 10:48
  • Yes. (P.S. this is not a full uninstall, just a move to trash) – Dev Aggarwal Jul 20 at 11:48

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