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marc gmane at auxbuss.com
Sat Oct 14 17:37:59 BST 2006


Tez said...
> marc wrote:
> > Scott said...
> >
> >   
> >> On the other hand, I'm not happy with Kubuntu crippling KDE features.
> >> But at least they (only recently) show you how to uncripple them.
> >>     
> >
> > Got a URL for that?
> >
> >   
> >> Of course hopefully they'll add
> >>
> >> "$ sudo rm /.hidden /media/.hidden"
> >>
> >> to the FAQ as well. It's a new "feature" in Edgy that many users will
> >> become quite irritated with very quickly.
> >>     
> >
> > Care to elucidate?
> >
> >   
> /.hidden and /media/.hidden are files that contain a list of files and
> directories that will be hidden by default in konqueror. So if you look
> at / in konqueror all you'll see is /home and /media

What's the purpose of that supposed to be? I haven't seen folk 
clamouring for such a, er, 'feature'. Surely, if Konqueror wants/needs 
it, then it should be part on its config, and its config alone.

> The 1st time you open konqueror and look at / you're like, "Woah, where
> are all the directories", until you enable "Show hidden files" and see
> them all there including a new .hidden file.

Not that I use Konqueror, but I wonder whether it'll be broken in other 
file managers.

-- 
Best,
Marc




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