It is possible to show so-called dotfiles/directories like .git or files/directories that have the Hidden attribute in the Finder by running defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles 1 ...
I am running Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and had to edit an invisible file as part of an Android project. While I eventually found it, Spotlight was of no help, since it could not find an invisible ...
I am trying to find a way to make my mac see .dSYM files as hidden. I know I could do: chflags hidden / -name *.dSYM but the next time I create a .dSYM file it wont be hidden. There must be a way ...
I've noticed something strange in Finder since upgrading to Mountain Lion; any hidden folder or files (that I've already run defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE for) can only be ...
Here's the context: I have about 400 students with Time Machine backups from Lion computers. We wiped and re-imaged their laptops with new software AND with Mountain Lion. We just discovered that you ...
I often use the "Library" folder in my home folder ~/. The Library folder there (~/Library/) is shown (unhidden), and that is not the question. I would like to also always show the menu point ...