In my home directory, there is a lot of files beginning with a dot, and I like the fact that Nautilus hides them. But when Nautilus hides .Trash on a USB disk, I risk leaking confidential documents ...
I have a USB device (a modem) that is really finicky. Sometimes it works fine, but other times it refuses to connect. The only solution I have found to fix it once it gets into a bad state is to ...