Showing Hidden Files and Folders Under Mac OSX

By default the Mac hides a number of different Folder as well as any file or folder that starts with a “.” character.

To show all of these files/folders in the Finder open a terminal and enter teh following commands:

$ defaults write AppleShowAllFiles TRUE

$ killall Finder

The Finder should restart and you should be able to see all of the files and folders on the machine.

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