Show or Hide Mac Files – Simple Bash Scripts

Had to make these little scripts today.
All they do is change AppleShowAllFiles to either YES or NO and then relaunch the Finder.

No warranties for this, just thought it may help somebody out. 

WARNING: This May Not Work, Or May Break Something. Keeping it online for reference only. 

Script contents below:

defaults write AppleShowAllFiles NO
killall Finder && open /System/Library/CoreServices/

You may need to chmod +x to get these to run.

Download Show Hide Mac Files / Folders Download removed as I no longer use this, and I’m not sure if it still works. 

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