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bobin
June 2nd, 2009, 08:07 AM
we canshow hidden files . but how do i make them hidden in the first place.
PS - i desperately need to hide some files

nothingspecial
June 2nd, 2009, 08:20 AM
Put a . infront of them

nhasian
June 2nd, 2009, 09:01 AM
yeah if you just want to hide your files to remove them out of view just put a period in front of the filename. then you can toggle hidden files viewable on/off with Control-H.

If on the other hand, you have files, folders, or drives you need to secure I recommend truecrypt:

http://www.truecrypt.org/

You can hide an entire volume inside of a file.