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Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by jonaseriksson, Oct 30, 2006.

  1. jonaseriksson macrumors member

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    #1
    Azureus (torrent client) tells me that a .sit file I've downloaded is 24.5 mb. But when I go look at it in finder, it only shows as an empty folder. Whats wrong? :)
    :confused: :) :eek:
     
  2. mklos macrumors 68000

    mklos

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    #2
    Well who ever made the .sit file may of put a . (dot) in front of the name. In Unix (which runs as the core of OS X), anything with a . (dot) in front of the filename will make it hidden. So that could be the case, and probably is.

    I don't know your Mac will either boot to Mac OS 9 (not using classic mode), or boot into Windows, but both of those will easily show a hidden OS X/Unix file.
     
  3. Blackheart macrumors 6502a

    Blackheart

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    Seattle
    #3
    you could also navigate to the folder in Terminal and use the command 'ls -a'
     

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