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How to Show the User Library Folder in Mac OS X Lion

How to Show the User Library Folder in Mac OS X Lion

Posted July 27, 2011 at 12:46am by iClarified
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Apple has hidden the user Library folder by default in Mac OS X Lion. These are instructions on how to make it visible again.
How to Show the User Library Folder in Mac OS X Lion

Step One
Launch a new Terminal window from your Applications:Utilities folder.
How to Show the User Library Folder in Mac OS X Lion

Step Two
Type in chflags nohidden ~/Library/ into the Terminal window and press Enter.
How to Show the User Library Folder in Mac OS X Lion


Step Three
Voila, your Library folder will now appear in your Finder window.
How to Show the User Library Folder in Mac OS X Lion


NOTE: If you don't want to permanently make the Library folder hidden you can also just hold down Option and click the Finder Go menu to reveal a quick link to the folder.
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Larry
Larry - July 27, 2011 at 9:46am
This is more correct —> NOTE: If you don't want to permanently make the Library folder VISIBLE you can also just hold down Option and click the Finder Go menu to reveal a quick link to the folder.
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