Show hidden files/folders in Mac OS X Finder

I always forget how to do this, and fortunately Google and Stack Exchange have my back

defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles YES; killall -HUP Finder

If by some reason you want the default behavior back, set AppleshowAllFiles back to NO (or False, either works).

http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/58709/how-can-i-view-hidden-files-in-the-finder

 

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