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You have set the option Show hidden and backup files in the Edit -> Prefererences. Just clear the checkbox and the hidden files will stay hidden after you re-open the file manager.


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Run dpkg -S /usr/share/themes to see what packages you have installed that install files into that directory. Then, run sudo apt-get install --reinstall packages, replacing packages with the list of packages returned by the previous command.


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Just in case: To prevent Gedit from creating backups in the future, open up gedit, open up the Preferences dialog (Edit > Preferences), select the Editor tab, remove the check in the “Create a backup copy of files before saving” option, and click Close. After doing this, Gedit will no longer make the backups with tildes all over the place. Please, include ...


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Ok. I have fixed my issue. And like I thought, it was not the file. Solution I had up until 10 minutes ago, only noticed that sudo wasn't working. As most of my work takes place in tmux, I never noticed my user account. Upon first logging in I would get the following error: -bash: /etc/profile Permission denied And it would set me to: I have no ...


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Files that start with a . are hidden from the graphical interface. To view them, just open up your file browser and go to 'Edit'->'Preferences' and check 'Show hidden files and backup files'. You can also toggle the hidden files using Ctrl+H EDIT: To get the hidden files to show up in terminal, use: cd ls -al cd takes you back to your home folder ...


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Open Nautilus, the default file manager for Ubuntu (I assume that you are using that since you are fairly new to AskUbuntu) By default "Move To Trash" option provided in nautilus (by right clicking on file) as follows: Go to the menus at the top and click Edit->Preferences In the window that appears, choose the Behavior tab, then click the button to ...


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Assuming that the file is inside your home folder or an external disk, you can delete file by: right clicking the file and selecting "delete" selecting the file and pressing the delete key on your keyboard clicking and dragging the file to your trash, which is in the launcher (left pane of Ubuntu) and in the list of locations on the left of your file ...


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To view files list use ls command. To view hidden files as well use ls -a or la commands. Hidden files will have . before them. Eg: you should use ls /home/user/ and for hidden files la /home/user/ for list view ls -al /home/user/


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Assuming that you really want to have bin folder in your home directory, first create the folder using command mkdir ~/bin After following command is executed, then your mv command will work. What's most likely is happening is you don't have bin folder, but when you try to move, the file is moved as "bin" - that is your file now becomes bin. If you want ...


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You have set the option Show hidden and backup files in the Edit -> Prefererences. Just clear the checkbox and the hidden files will stay hidden after you re-open the file manager.


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I would try vlc. It is in the standard repos and can be installed easily sudo apt-get install vlc You can get more info from http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html


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The inf file can't be read because you are using Ubuntu and not Windows. "inf" files are used by the Windows operating system. You can use any installed Ubuntu media player instead of relying on Wine to play media like movies, DVDs or even music if Wine is not working. You should have AT LEAST one kind of media player with a basic Ubuntu installation. All ...


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Yes, the standard file formats are supported in Ubuntu. By standard I mean: images like JPEG, TIFF, PNG, BMP, audio files like WAV, MP3, AAC, FLAC. The compressed archives like ZIP, RAR, 7ZIP are supported as well. All RAW image formats can be opened in GIMP with dcraw or UFraw plugin, or more workflow-oriented program like Raw Therapee. All those programs ...


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Most filetypes can be opened in Ubuntu. Newest versions of Ubuntu use LibreOffice instead of OpenOffice, but they do read odt and doc formats. Music will work perfectly fine,too. Image files, such as jpeg, bitmap, and png all open, too. If you use Photoshop, then it's a program-specific file format. There is an editor similar to Photoshop called GIMP, but I ...


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Your Ubuntu installation (and files) are on the Ext4 partition that is second to last in the image.


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@Avinash Raj is useful but , I think what user meant without realizing it is how to run a script ./script you need to change the mode and get the permission you can achieve that with chmod +x script_name.extension which makes the script executable and let you run it ! or you can right click the file go to properties and then permissions and check ...


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Testdist TestDisk is a good Open Source data recovery software. It is in the main Ubuntu Repository. Or: sudo apt-get install testdisk


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GUI way to show a hidden file or folder Hidden files and folder have names that start with a . (dot character). To toggle show/hide hidden files or folders use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+H.


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If you right click the archive and choose Extract here, you should get the behavior you want by default. But perhaps you want to examine the contents first and are opening the archive with archive manager and then using the Extract button. In that case, make sure that under Actions in the extract dialog the checkbox Keep directory structure is checked.


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locate is not updated real time. Are you sure bashthings was a directory?. Run sudo updatedb to update the database and locate will find the file again but this time also the location where it is on disc. By the way. Looking at what you did then ... cd /playinhere/bashthings/ should get you to the directory you moved.


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One could run: find -name bashthings No need to update a database. Further reading find(1) - Linux man page



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