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How to show hidden files in Mac OS X Finder - How to - Macworld UK

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How to show hidden files and folders in Mac OS X
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How to reveal secret hidden files on the Mac OS X desktop: this Mac Finder trick displays hidden files and folders. by Lou Hattersley | 22 May 14

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Display hidden files in Mac OS X Finder using these simple Terminal commands
How do I reveal hidden files on my Mac? This tutorial shows you how to reveal hidden files in Mac
OS X Finder.
Some people do not even realise that there are a huge range of hidden files, and folders, in Mac
OS X. Apple likes to keep things simple for its users, and keeps many files and folders hidden away from prying eyes. The Mac's hidden file structure ensures that Mac newcomers do not interfere with the inner workings of a Mac. However, keeping files hidden is tedious for more experienced Mac users looking to tweak and fine­tune Mac OS X. This trick is also ideal for Mac
OS X aficionados who just want to become more intimate with their Apple machine.

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How to show hidden files in Mac OS X Finder - How to - Macworld UK

How to show hidden files using Mac Terminal
The Terminal application is the best way to display hidden files in Mac OS X. The Terminal app enables you to control Mac OS X using the command line to enter Unix commands. We like to think of Terminal as the hood of a car; it allows you to open Mac OS X up and look inside.
Here is how to use Mac Terminal to show hidden files:
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