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There are at least two different ways to do it.

You can use one these simple applications: ShowAllFiles or InVisibles


The second way is to use the Terminal in two steps.

1) Open the Terminal /Applications/Utility/Terminal and type:

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool true

2) Now type:

killall Finder

Mission accomplished, the hidden files are now visible.

To re-hide the files again:

1) Open the Terminal and type:

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool false

2) Now type:

killall Finder






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