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Show or hide hidden files in Finder of Mac OSX

In Terminal, type these commands: To show: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE killall Finder To hide: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles FALSE killall Finder Solution originally posted by Brooks on March 23, 2007 at http://www.brooksandrus.com/blog/2007/03/23/mac-os-x-show-hide-hidden-files-in-finder/