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Archive for October 15th, 2015

osx – Toggle AppleShowAllFiles with a simple bash script? – Stack Overflow

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/10/15


The if syntax of your script was a bit…well, iffy.

Indeed it is:

#toggle AppleShowAllFiles

current_value=$(defaults read AppleShowAllFiles)
if [ $current_value = "TRUE" ]
  defaults write AppleShowAllFiles FALSE
  defaults write AppleShowAllFiles TRUE

killall Finder

Even the alternative if statement is:

if [[ $(defaults read AppleShowAllFiles) == TRUE ]]


via osx – Toggle AppleShowAllFiles with a simple bash script? – Stack Overflow.

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