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What are .ds_store files and can they be removed?

Update:11-30Source: network consolidation
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What are .ds_store files and can they be removed?

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Probably the easiest way is to use Onyx.
If you show invisibles you can see ds_store in each folder.
Open Terminal.app (it's in /Applications/Utilities) and copy & paste this command at the prompt...
sudo chflags nohidden
Press return.
The reverse is
sudo chflags hidden
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