Hide Backup Files

Scott slewin at bmts.com
Mon Oct 6 14:20:28 BST 2008

Willy K. Hamra wrote:
> i'm afraid i don't have a direct answer to how to hide files ending with
> ~, but in kwrite's and kate's settings, there's an ption to change the
> naming of backups. if in one of these programs, you go to settings --->
> configure kate/kwrite ---> open/save ---> advanced . there, you will
> notice a field called suffix, and have the tilde (~) in it, you can
> leave it as it is if you want to , and in the prefix field, put a dot
> (.) , all files are starting with a dot are usually hidden, this will
> make kate and kwrite create hidden backups. hope this helps.
I just want to give you a big thank you.  I did work perfectly.  All the 
backup files are hidden until I "show hidden files" and Konqueror still 
even recognizes them as backup files.

Your friend,

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