How to open a Github file

I have a file type called: guthub and I can't open the db.

Please see attached.

I tried uploading the file and it won't upload.
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cssc1Asked:
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ste5anSenior DeveloperCommented:
Can you rephrase your question and provide more information?

You normally need to download, before opening it.
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cssc1Author Commented:
Sorry.
The problem I am having is that I can't open the file type: github.

Also, It won't upload either so I used screen shots.
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ste5anSenior DeveloperCommented:
What means open, upload and how does it relate to MS Access?
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cssc1Author Commented:
The file icon appears to look like a MS Access database file.
I want to open the database file.
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ste5anSenior DeveloperCommented:
Don't bet on the icon. What file extension? Where is that icon placed? Use right-click to inspect it's properties.
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
Where did you get the file? Best place to determine how to open it would be from the source, so contact them and find out what to do with it.

FWIW: GitHub is a version control/change management system for software programming. You don't "open" a GitHub file, you download files from GitHub. GitHub does use a database, so perhaps you've got a GitHub database file - but you'd have to contact the person who gave you the file to determine that.

From your error, the file seems to have a file extension of "db" or "ors11.db" - it's hard to say from the error message. Your system may be configured to associate Access with that extension.

Try opening the file with Notepad to see what happens.
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