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Old 03-04-2005, 05:01 AM   #1
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hidden or . files in terminal


what is the command to access . files while in terminal? Ya know I should know this
 
Old 03-04-2005, 05:07 AM   #2
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you can see what . files exist:

$ ls -lha

then, just access them like any other file:
$ vim .file
 
Old 03-04-2005, 07:02 AM   #3
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You can even skip the 'l' and 'h' switches.
 
Old 03-04-2005, 09:21 AM   #4
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totally, just habit I have to see the details
 
Old 03-04-2005, 05:34 PM   #5
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In your file manager, there is usually an option
to see your hidden files. I know in mine (Xandros),
on the file manager, I can can view -> show hidden files.
Since Xandros File Manager is based on konqueror,
you probably can do this in konqueror. Others,
probably so, but you need to wiggle around to
find the option.

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