Command line users may encounter situations where they’d like to open the Google Chrome web browser directly from the Terminal on the Mac.
Opening GUI applications from the command line is easy on MacOS, and the command syntax to do so has been the same since the beginning of Mac OS X, so regardless of what system software version you are using you’ll find this trick to work.
Opening Google Chrome from the Command Line on Mac
The syntax to open Google Chrome from the terminal is as follows:
open -a "Google Chrome.app"
Hit return as usual to execute the…