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Show/hide Hidden Files In Mac OS X

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To show hidden system files and folders in Finder on Mac OS X, launch Terminal and type:


defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE
killall Finder


If you want to hide the default hidden systems file and folders, replace TRUE with FALSE.

Source: http://www.mactricksandtips.com/2008/04/show-hidden-files.html

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