Many Macintosh users were excited when OS X 10.7 (Lion) was released, but after using it for a short time, many users realized that something was missing from lion.
  • Many Macintosh users were excited when OS X 10.7 (Lion) was released, but after using it for a short time, many users realized that something was missing from lion.

  • The users Library directory is not where it it should be, infact, it is nowhere to be found. Fortunately, it is very simple to bring back the disappearing Library.

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To begin the process, you will need to go to your Applications folder, which can be found in your Finder side bar.
  • To begin the process, you will need to go to your Applications folder, which can be found in your Finder side bar.

  • Once in the Applications folder, you will want to find the Utilities folder.

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  • After navigating to the Utilities folder you will need to scroll down to find the Terminal application.

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  • Once you have opened Terminal, you will need to type chflags nohidden ~/Library/ and then press Enter.

  • This will immediately make your Library folder visible under your user.

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  • Once you have finished with Terminal, type exit to end your terminal processes. After you have typed this and hit enter you may quit out of Terminal.

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  • To hide the Library folder, simply type chflags hidden ~/Library and press Enter.

  • Remember to type exit and press Enter before quitting Terminal.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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