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Finder - How to show hidden files

Noble Member Admin
Joined: 8 years ago
Posts: 2010
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Open a Terminal window and type (or paste):

defaults write AppleShowAllFiles TRUE
killall Finder

Open Finder again and now hidden files are visible.
You can undo this with:

defaults write AppleShowAllFiles FALSE
killall Finder

This trick has worked for me even in El Capitan (10.11).


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