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    futerfas
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    search hidden files
    Is there a way to search all the files that finder normally keeps hidden?

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    Yup. In the terminal type ls LS (no caps) for list and /tmp (example) or whatever directory path you may wanna see

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    futerfas
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    i mean is there a way to try to find the word like "mac" in all the names in all the hidden folders without just having to go threw each one in the terminal

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    Yeah - bring up the Finder and on the top menu bar pick file and in the pull down find

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