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macOS - How to open System Preferences from Terminal
October 10, 2019 4:42 AM
There are a few tricks to open a specific pane in the "System Preferences", from Terminal.
I found this to be the most effective:
but this works as well:
open -b com.apple.systempreferences /System/Library/PreferencePanes/Security.prefPane
(to find more preference panes, look at /System/Library/PreferencePanes)
The first one though offers the ability to open a specific tab on given pane as well.
This for example opens "System Preferences" -> "Security & Privacy" and then activates the "Privacy" tab: