How to: Get /Library back to being visible again.

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Jul 26, 2011
  1. iFish
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    Hey guys.

    Some of you may have noticed that the /Library part of your Mac seems to have vanished.

    Well, Apple decided to hide it for some stupid reason.

    But here's how to make it visible again for people who want and or need it.

    Just open "Terminal". You can find it in Launchpad/Applications folder under "Utilities" or, easier than that, just open Spotlight and search for "Terminal"(I don't think it matters if it's capital or not)

    Now, you're going to want to type this into the main terminal window:
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    chflags nohidden ~/Library
    Once you hit enter, you should be able to see the Library folder under your user folder.

    Hope this little guide helped. [​IMG]

    Or, if you don't use Library often, you can do this: open Finder and click the tab Go, then Go to Folder and type "/Library"
     
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    Good thing they don't hide the command prompt in Windows....

    Wait.
     
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    If you don't need it to be visible all the time you can also just press Option and click on the Go menu to make it appear. Another method is to start Terminal and type 'open ~/Library/'.
     
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    Yeah, or open Finder and click the tab Go, then Go to Folder and type "/Library"
     
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    or in the finder you can press Apple+Command+G and type in the folder you want to go to.
     
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    Meh. This is still easier in the long run if you use it often. [​IMG]
     
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    or open it once and make a shortcut for it on your side bar.
     
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    This seems quicker, no? [​IMG]
     

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