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folder name starting with a dot

Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2007 3:25 pm
by leithold
Hi there,

TwonkyMedia 4.3 running on a QNAP 101, NOXON 2 Audio

I cannot find files which are in folders whose names start with a dot. From ancient times when I've been using Un*x I remember file and folder names starting with a dot are "hidden". Can I fix this somehow other than renaming the folders?

TIA, Michael

Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 10:41 am
by malmostoso
You can make a symbolic link:

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$ ln -s /my/secret/.directory /my/not/secret

Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 6:59 pm
by leithold
I could do that ... but is the cause really the dot at the beginning of the folder name? I renamed the folder and still ... not found. Maybe it's the dot at the beginning of the title tag?

:-? Michael