It’s super easy to make Finder show hidden files for you. Everything you need is to run Terminal and execute the following command:
defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE
All your hidden files will become visible as soon as you restart finder. To have an immediate effect you can kill Finder process using the command below and start it again.
If you want to revert this feature just change TRUE to FALSE in the first command and execute it one more time.
Richard Williams, better known by his stage name Prince Ea, is an American spoken word artist, poet, rapper and filmmaker. After graduating from the University of Missouri–St. Louis with a degree in Anthropology, he initially pursued a career as a hip-hop artist. Inspired by artists like Immortal Technique and Canibus, he started and popularized the “Make S.M.A.R.T Cool” movement to promote values like intelligence, free thought, unity, and creativity in hip hop music and culture.
The guy has lots of videos but I like this one the most. Seriously, just look for other videos and watch one per day, they are really great.