Deleting Preferences on Mac OS X v.10.7 "Lion"

There are times when you may need to access the Library folder in your home directory to delete preferences, etc.

In Mac OS X v.10.7 "Lion" the ~/Library directory is hidden by default, but there are a number of methods to access it.

To Permanently Show the Library folder:

• Open the Terminal application and type:

    "chflags nohidden ~/Library/" (without the quotes)

To Temporarily Access the Library folder:

• In the Finder, hold down the Option key and choose "Library" from the "Go" menu.

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