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Run the following command in Terminal (it will create a symbolic link for all users): sudo ln -s /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app /Applications Or just for currently logged on user: ln -s /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app ~/Applications Finder will appear in the applications list opened with Launchpad.
Are you dragging to the Terminal window Caspert, or the trash? I don't have the reputation to reply to patrix's comment but you could also rm the full filename while inside the directory, eg. cd /Library/path_to_file_you_want_to_delete rm file_you_want_to_delete
First thing to try in these cases is to remove it via Terminal: Open Terminal Type rm followed by a space Drag the file into the Terminal window (wait for the green + sign to appear, then release the mouse button) -> Path to file should get added in the Terminal window Press Enter Based on your additional information it seems to be phantom file only "...
If you are trying to cd into an alias, it will not work; this is by design as an alias works at the Finder level, not the underlying UNIX level. I have excerpted some of the key aspects of aliases, symbolic links (symlinks), and hard links from the article "What Are Aliases, Symbolic Links, and Hard Links in Mac OS X?" below. Aliases This type of ...
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