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save in gedit without ~ in virtualbox

How can I save in gedit whilst using ubuntu 12.04 in virtualbox into a shared folder without ~ being added to the end of the file name? If I try the answers suggested here then I cannot save at all. ...
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'ls' shows more files in directory than nautilus

In home directory ls shows the following: But let's look what is in Nautilus. I refreshed Nautilus many times. rm 1.1.c returns a error there is no such file in directory. What's wrong?
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Would it be possible to save gedit backup files in a “specific” Folder?

Based on this Question I would like to know if it would be possible (and if so how) to save these auto-saved backup files into a specific or different folder. As I'm using git as a revision control ...
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How to automatically copy backup of file edited

Frequently I forget to backup the original copies of important system files I’m messing around with. Is there any way to have the system automatically copy a file that I edit, if e.g. it’s under /...
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Need clarity on output of ls -l command [duplicate]

Need help to understand the output of ls -l command. I created one file testa in my home directory. When I run the ls -l command it shows up with two similar names. What does the symbol (~) mean with ...
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Dropbox litters my folders with unhidden backup files

Edit: I have mistaken dropbox for gedit's default backup feature, see below. As the title says when I create a file in any dropbox synchronized folder it creates an unhidden (no . prefix) duplicate ...
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I have a problem with what I think is a broken link

HEre image attached of one example. index.html and index.html~ appears everytime I finish editing the file. But it does not have any content and it does not go away unless I delete it, but, I am ...

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