Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of faq/show-hidden-files


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Jan 13, 2010, 10:01:31 AM (10 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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     1= How do I see hidden files/files that begin with a period? =
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     3On most linux and unix based servers (like we have at May First/People Link), files that begin with a period are hidden from view by default.
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     5If you want to see these files, you need to take an extra step.
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     7== Secure FTP ==
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     9If you are using WinSCP, check "Show hidden files" in the Environment -> Panels section (see [http://winscp.net/eng/docs/ui_pref_panels here]).
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     11If you are using Fugu, select SFTP → Show Hidden Files.
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     13If you are using Cyberduck, select View > Show Hidden Files.
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     15== Secure Shell ==
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     17In secure shell, add the -a argument to the ls command:
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     19{{{
     20ls -a
     21}}}
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