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Old 11-13-2002, 02:49 PM   #1
jhh25
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lost download file


Hi
I downloaded a program or two from download.com using konqueror
web browser. One download (accounting program) was successfully installed
in directory: file:/home/john/.kde...n/konqueror94fpDa.gz
However. I cannot find the file in the file manager. Where did the
file go? In the home/John directory there is no .kde...n directory.
As you can tell, I am trying to learn to work with linux.
Thanks,
John Higgins
 
Old 11-13-2002, 02:51 PM   #2
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I once tried to download a file into a directory that I didn't have permission to write too and it appeared that the download was working, but when I listed the contents, nothing was there. Do you have permission to write to the directory?
 
Old 11-13-2002, 03:44 PM   #3
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It actually appears that he is not seeing an ivisible directory, at least that's how I read it.

Open up a terminal and type ls -a notice the -a to list all files including hidden ones. There should at least be that directory, whether or not something is in there is a different story...

Cool
 
Old 11-16-2002, 05:23 AM   #4
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hi
this is hidden files (or directories),
to see that u type
$ ls -a


aashish
 
Old 11-16-2002, 07:06 AM   #5
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If your using konqueror to view your files, click on view, then show hidden files, cause .kde is a hidden folder...

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