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Old 11-06-2010, 12:04 PM
Camaleón
 
Default (semi-solved) No hidden/backup files in desktop (GNOME)

On Fri, 05 Nov 2010 18:08:01 +0000, Camaleón wrote:

> Hidden (".my_hidden_file") or backup ("my_backup_file~") files cannot be
> displayed on the desktop but they can be viewed/managed/accessed/deleted
> within nautilus file manager, MC or command line (ls -l).

Replying to myself:

It's a unsolved GNOME bug dated on 2005 :-/

***
show hidden files doesn't work on desktop
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=309856
***

Good news is that it can be by-passed by clicking -over the desktop- "Ctrl
+H" combo key to show both hidden and backup files/folders.

Bad news is that the setting does not survive between sessions ;-(

Greetings,

--
Camaleón


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