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openworld
September 25th, 2008, 04:47 PM
what are the folders whose name start from "." dot ,
these are not visible in GUI ,
i need the info , how can i make them visible in GUI

billgoldberg
September 25th, 2008, 04:48 PM
what are the folders whose name start from "." dot ,
these are not visible in GUI ,
i need the info , how can i make them visible in GUI

Press "ctrl+h".

TriSwords
September 25th, 2008, 04:49 PM
They are hidden folders. The . at the front denotes that it is hidden.

If you want to see it you can press Ctrl H like said above or in Gnome go to View -> Show Hidden Files in the File Browser.