konqueror not displaying all folders (edgy)
ian at themagictree.co.uk
Fri Oct 27 09:04:10 UTC 2006
Simon Oosthoek wrote:
> Cliff Wade wrote:
>> On 10/27/06, Karl Goetz <kamping_kaiser at internode.on.net> wrote:
>>> Ian Rose wrote:
>>>> For some reason when using konqueror as a normal user in edgy, browsing
>>>> to / only displays TWO folders: "/home" and "/media". The other folders
>>>> ("/usr /bin /etc ...") are all there, but this bug prevents me from
>>>> seeing them. Has anybody else encountered this, or know of a fix?
>>> its a 'feature'.
>> Edit the /.hidden file and you can remove from that file whichever
>> directories you want to be seen.
> I would definately say this is a bug in the mind that thought this up,
> even an experienced user can get very confused by this and if the
> .hidden file contains directories that are to be hidden, it will break
> whenever the FHS (filesystem hierarchy standard) changes again, unless
> the .hidden file is updated, which it won't be if the user changed it.
> I'd advise to file a bugreport!
Many thanks to all for your replies on this. I am however utterly
astonished that someone has decided to do this! I've been using linux
for four or five years and it threw me. I would imagine new converts
trying to follow some of the Ubuntu Wiki articles are going to be even
/me pops off to file a bug report...
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