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Another Way to Hide Files Folders in Ubuntu

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http://ubuntuguide.net – The popular way to hide files or folders in Ubuntu is to rename file/folder name to start with ‘.’ dot. Nautilus won’t show any file/folder with the name starting with ‘.’, until press Ctrl+H key combination. This quick tutorial is going to show you how to hide file folder in another way. 1. Create a file called .hidden on the same directory where the files or folders you want to hide are located in. 2. In the .hidden file, write in the files/folders names and save. 3. Next time you open nautilus file browser, files & folders in the list won’t be show (HowTos)