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Identify "UNIX-specific directories" in macOS

To programmatically determine whether a file or directory is hidden in macOS, use the NSFileManager. This can be done via AppleScript, Objective-C, or Swift. NSURLIsHiddenKey Check if a file or ...
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Identify "UNIX-specific directories" in macOS

There's no technical distinction as such in play here. The term "UNIX-specific directory" is not a "thing" in terms of the macOS operating system. The name only comes into play for ...
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Is it possible to customize a shortcut in Spotlight search which would lead me to a specific folder?

Spotlight can search for folders. Just write down the exact folder name in the Spotlight search window and, by using the arrow keys, move over to the item matching your search term with the keyword &...
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