[lubuntu-users] PCManFM sorting of hidden files
Aere at Dvorak-Keyboards.com
Sat May 14 23:48:27 UTC 2016
On 05/14/2016 04:37 PM, J. Van Brimmer wrote:
> I have noticed that both PCManFM here in Lubuntu, and Thunar in ubuntuStudio, sort hidden files/folders before regular files/folders.
> Since this happens in two different file managers in two different distributions, I am assuming that this is in some common configuration file somewhere. But, so far I have been unable to find it.
> Does anybody know how I can "easily" change this so that the hidden files/folders are sorted after the regular ones?
It may not be configurable at all. The application may just use the
library routines within the programming language for doing lexical
comparisons of character strings. A period ("."), which is the leading
character of hidden filenames, comes before any alphabetic characters.
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