Find hidden files in Mac OSX 10.6 Finder

Inspired by Pat Durr’s screen capture movie. My first recording! My first YouTube video! For my Quicktime recording, I resized my screen to 640×480 for a form factor more agreeable for this narrow blog. I used Squared 5’s MPEG Streamclip for Mac — the...

View/hide hidden Mac OSX files in finder

To view hidden files in finder, in a terminal window type the following: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool TRUE killall Finder change to FALSE to hide hidden files. killallFinder will restart the finder. You need this if you do any kind of...

Count number of files of certain size

find ./ -size 0k | grep "sess_" -cThis finds the files and directories matching a path and matching a size. Can use -size +[number]k (above a certain size) or -size -[number]k (below a certain size), or a size match. Then it pipes that to a grep for the word...
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