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How to deal with / .config/path location?

I am using a software that sometimes autosaves to a / .config location. Files and folder there does not appear in nautilus search, but yes, it does show up in locate -i "foldername"

So, if i want to change the folder to another destination, what should i do?

and to remove all?

rmdir and rm -r -f says it cannot work because this location does not exist.

please help. thanks.

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Can you please add the output of those commands (locate, rmdir and rm) and how exactly you invoke them? –  chaos Oct 25 '13 at 13:07
    
And please share the name of the software. Have you enabled viewing of hidden files and folders in Nautilus? –  user25656 Oct 25 '13 at 13:46
    
nautilus search also skips files that are mentioned in a .hidden file. –  Rinzwind Oct 25 '13 at 13:53

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