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chflags

Change file or directory flags.

  • Set the hidden flag for a file:

chflags {{hidden}} {{path/to/file}}

  • Unset the hidden flag for a file:

chflags {{nohidden}} {{path/to/file}}

  • Recursively set the uchg flag for a directory:

chflags -R {{uchg}} {{path/to/directory}}

  • Recursively unset the uchg flag for a directory:

chflags -R {{nouchg}} {{path/to/directory}}