Unhide hidden ~/Library in OSX Mountain Lion

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Unhide hidden ~/Library in OSX Mountain Lion:

chflags nohidden ~/Library

For some reason in OS X Lion+ Apple hides the Library folder that normally appears in a User’s Home folder. To permanently reveal the folder in the Finder again, pop open Terminal, and paste the command above into it, and hit Return.

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Seth Vargo is an engineer at Google Cloud. Previously he worked at HashiCorp, Chef Software, CustomInk, and some Pittsburgh-based startups. He is the author of Learning Chef and is passionate about reducing inequality in technology. When he is not writing, working on open source, teaching, or speaking at conferences, Seth advises non-profits.