Why does my Macintosh HD show on my desktop?


Why does my Macintosh HD show on my desktop?

Macintosh HD refers to the Mac internal hard drive as mentioned above. Therefore, it is naturally categorized under the type of hard disk on Mac computers. If you have set hard drives to be visible on the desktop in Finder, the Macintosh HD icon appears on your desktop as a matter of course.

Where is desktop in Macintosh HD?

Show Macintosh HD on Desktop If “General” isn’t the selected navigation icon (for instance, if you just finished the Finder Sidebar tutorial), select it. Under “Show these items on desktop” click on “Hard disks”. Now if you look at your desktop, you’ll see the icon for your Macintosh HD.

How do you find hidden drives on a Mac?

First Method: Keyboard Shortcut Press Command (⌘) + Shift + . to alternately reveal or hide hidden folders in the Finder. Once you turn the “reveal” mode on, the Finder will show Mac folders that were hidden before. To hide hidden folders, press Command + Shift + .

How do I get to Macintosh HD 2021?

To show Macintosh HD in the Finder sidebar, open a Finder window, go to Finder menu (on the menu bar) > Preferences > Sidebar, and tick “Hard disks”. It will show in the Finder sidebar, under “Devices”. If you want to show it in Desktop, open Finder menu (on the menu bar) > Preferences > General, and tick “Hard disks”.

How do I show hidden files in LS?

To display hidden files or directories, we include the a flag in our ls command. The a flag instructs the ls command to include all files — and not ignore files starting with a dot. Using this command, we can now see both the hidden and visible files in the current directory.

How do I see all drives on Mac?

How to Show All Drive Devices in Disk Utility on Mac

  1. Open Disk Utility on the Mac if you have not done so already.
  2. Click on “View” in the toolbar.
  3. Choose “Show All Devices”
  4. See the list of disk devices in the sidebar of Disk Utility.