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How can I make a hidden file/folder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I hide directories without changing their names? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and I want to make a file hidden. How do I make for example a .docx file or a directory hidden?...
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Is there a way to hide a Folder on the Desktop without '.dot' naming? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if it's possible to hide a folder without renaming it with a dot on the Desktop. Ubuntu 12.04 Thanks
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Hide FIles in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I hide directories without changing their names? I would like to ask, if it's possible to hide files from nautilus without adding a dot at the beginning of the file/...
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How to hide folder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I hide directories without changing their names? How can I hide a folder and only see it when Ctrl+H is pressed? I have checked in Properties and couldn't find it.
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Is it possible to hide folders? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I hide folders without changing their names? I want to hide some folders that I don't really want to hide all those folders that I don't use. Since system is using ...
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Hide certain files and folders? [duplicate]

Selected Files/folders: I don't know who these files belong to, but I'm afraid deleting them might cause something to break. How do I hide these files and folders so that they do not appear in ...
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How to hide ONLY one file on Desktop? [duplicate]

I work in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I have Unreal Engine installed. As you know, UE is only for MacOS and Windows, so I had to use the source code from Github. I installed it, but if I move the UE folder ...
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Can I hide a file or a folder in ubuntu? [duplicate]

So I have been trying to hide a folder or maybe even a file on Ubuntu. Please leave an answer and thanks in advance. PS I'm new to Ubuntu and just switched from windows 10.
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How to show/hide special folders in home directory nautilus [duplicate]

In nautilus home folder shows some special folders like: Music,Documents,Pictures etc. Most of the time I am not interested in browsing these directories. Is there any way to toggle the visibility ...
41 votes
13 answers

How to hide a(n) (NTFS) partition from ubuntu

I need to hide an NTFS partition from listing in the nautilus. How can I achieve that? Is there any tool to do that? And how can I hide files in ubuntu (except . operator)
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5 votes
2 answers

How to hide files without renaming them in Ubuntu 18 Nautilus?

I have searched a lot about that & the only way I found is to create a file named .hidden & put the file names I want to hide in separated by a break. This method seems to be not working for ...
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2 votes
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Need to clean user home folder and organize game folders (with saves, configs, etc)

I have many installed games, from various sources/stores/frontends (Steam, GOG, Humble Store and Lutris with modules like DOSBox, Libretro, WINE and ScummVM). Unfortunately many game developers elect ...