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Old 09-11-2003, 05:18 PM   #1
max74
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Gnome "Search for Files..." not into hidden directory


I noticed that the Gnome search tool won't look into hidden directories. I looked at the advanced options tab, but nothing mentioned hidden directories. Anyone else notice this, or is it just me? (If it is just me, do you have any suggestions?)

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Max
 
Old 09-11-2003, 06:18 PM   #2
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if the directories are hidden from the user using the
search tool, they shouldn't be visible.
search as a user that can see everything.

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Old 09-11-2003, 06:53 PM   #3
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I was searching for files within my home directory.

Logged in as 'family', I was searching for a png file in /home/family/.themes folder. When that didn't work I copied one to my home directory and the search tool worked as expected. I tried the 'find' command and it found everything.
 
  


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