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    Question help with hidden files
    I hid a file a while ago using chflags hidden on my desktop. I now cannot remember the name of the file, and cannot use chflags nohidden then. How do I find the hidden file.

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    In Terminal, type the following to list everything on your Desktop:
    ls -a ~/Desktop
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