In following the tutorials here at Almost Geek, you will often need to look at your systems hidden files for copy or move things around. OS X makes showing hidden files a chore, in fact I had to search for how to do it. I found this article on how to do it http://osxdaily.com/2009/02/25/show-hidden-files-in-os-x and that’s how I do it on my system.
Copy this command into Terminal* (new window click to find out where Terminal is):
defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE
Then restart finder by typing this command into terminal: