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Show hidden UNIX files in the Finder Desktop
It looks like Apple has decided to change the defaults key to allow the Finder to show the hidden Unix files. On OS X Final, try this for each user you want to show hidden files and restart the Finder:
defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles YES


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re: show hidden
Authored by: Anonymous on Mar 30, '01 06:16:24PM

Is there a way to show the hidden files in the finder, but not on the desktop? I now have 3 invisible files/folders showing up on my desktop... kinda ugly :P



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Show hidden UNIX files in the Finder
Authored by: mmn on Jun 23, '08 03:34:16PM

3 simpler steps:

1. Go to your users home directory
2. Press cmd + caps + G, type in .Trash and hit enter
3. Now having the visible .Trash folder selected, press cmd + T

Voila, it's in the sidebar - or am I missing something?



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Show hidden UNIX files in the Finder
Authored by: timhaigh on Jun 25, '08 07:02:24AM

But remember you also have other trash directories on other volumes.



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Show hidden UNIX files in the Finder
Authored by: timhaigh on Jun 25, '08 07:03:40AM

sorry posted in wrong hint.



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