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Show/hide Hidden Files In Mac OS X

01.05.2010
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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: <a href="http://www.mactricksandtips.com/2008/04/show-hidden-files.html">http://www.mactricksandtips.com/2008/04/show-hidden-files.html</a>