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Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Sat Oct 14 19:25:45 BST 2006

On 14/10/06, marc <gmane at> wrote:
> > /.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.

To copy OS-X

> > 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.

It probably (I'm guessing) that the file manager must 'support' this.
'Support' could be built into Konsole and even the default shell, I

Dotan Cohen

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