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Asked by skumaran on 2009-12-13

how to hide the folders and files in ubuntu?

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actionparsnip
Solved:
2009-12-13
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2009-12-13
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2009-12-13

add a . to the start of the file

e.g.

mv ~/Documents ~/.Documents

if you open nautilus the file is not shown. To reshow the file:

mv ~/.Documents ~/Documents

and it will reappear

skumaran (skumaraneee) said : #2

i need a steps for hide (or) hidden the folder (or) how to lock the folder

skumaran (skumaraneee) said : #3

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.