how to show hidden files in mac OS-X mountain lion


 To Make every hidden files visible


, lauch terminal and run this
defaults write AppleShowAllFiles YES
Press return

Now hold ‘alt’ on the keyboard and right click on the Finder icon
Click on Relaunch

reverse the operation by typing
defaults write AppleShowAllFiles NO


make one particular folder visible

If you want to make the Library visible then launch Terminal (in Utilities) and copy/paste the following line:


chflags nohidden ~/Library


The hit returned and relaunch the finder.


You can reverse this operation to hide it again using:


chflags hidden ~/Library

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