Linux noob

Joseph Garvin k04jg02 at
Tue Jun 6 22:20:32 CDT 2006

GTK dialogs can always show hidden folders, just right click and click
"Show Hidden Folders."

Molle Bestefich wrote:
> Neil Skrypuch wrote:
>> I can't say I've ever seen that. What apps in particular?
> Can't remember offhand.
> I was annoyed enough by it to create the symlink at one point.
>> Both the standard Qt open file dialog and the Gtk open file dialog
>> work fine
>> with . directories for me, which doesn't leave many apps that could not
>> work.
> No, that's not true..  The behaviour of the dialogs depend on the app
> somehow.
> AFAIR, I've seen Qt dialogs activate the .wine folder as a selection
> or cancel the dialog instead of descending into it, and Gtk dialogs
> completely unable to display hidden folders.  But I've also seen that
> some Qt apps work fine.
> Sorry I can't provide any more details, it's not like I make a habit
> of remembering this stuff :-).
> (... And it still wasn't my main point, either ;-).)

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