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How to disable viewing Window's hidden files in Ubuntu ?

How can I hide files and folder in Ubuntu so files and folders which are hidden in Windows are also hidden in Ubuntu?

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marked as duplicate by Takkat, enzotib, Jorge Castro, Marco Ceppi Jul 5 '11 at 12:21

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Ubuntu and windows use different ways of hiding files. Ubuntu hides all files prepended with a period (eg. '.fubar'), while windows uses a different method. Because of this, I don't think you can easily hide the same files on windows and ubuntu without some kind of renaming script.

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