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buoo

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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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buoo, why don't you substitute 'are now being shown' with 'are now visible'?

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I didn't want to be mean. due to the fact that none of us (buoo and I) is mothertongue, I usually avoid trying complex sentences from a grammatical point of view.





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