Kubuntu vs. Ubuntu

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Tue Sep 18 12:30:24 UTC 2007

Marti Andrews wrote:

> I don't know, you tell me! Is it hidden or something? Remember, I'm BRAND
> new to all this, I haven't done any reading yet, figuring it should all be
> intuitive. I'm clicking on System Menu, Users Folders, navigating to the
> etc folder, and looking for a folder called fstab. Looking alphabetically.
> Not there.

Oh, oh.  This looks like a nasty bit of handholding that someone thought was
a feature.

>From a terminal session (I trust you can start konsole), try:

 cat /etc/fstab

and if that shows you something:

 sudo rm /etc/.hidden -v
 sudo rm /.hidden -v

It's like Windows - they don't think you should be able to see "System"
files, and someone in KDE development actually thought that was a good

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