Viewing the Library Folder in OS X October 21st, 2013
Ever since the good old faithful OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard days Apple has decided to remove by default users access to the Library folder, now I guess this makes a lot of sense given the popularity these days of OS X but for users who are familiar with the operating system and may need to access frequently, it can be quite a pain. Fortunately it really isn’t difficult to re-enable permanent access to ~/Library/ and all you need to do is launch Terminal and enter the following command:
chflags nohidden ~/Library/
Your Library folder will be immediately visible once again.
To undo the changes simply enter the following command in Terminal once again:
chflags hidden ~/Library/
Again, changes will take effect immediately. Enjoy.