How to view Hidden Files and Folders in Ubuntu/Linux
- In the File Browser (Graphical) press the key combination ctrl+h together in order to view all the hidden files and folders.
- In the command line when listing directory contents (ls) use the option -a eg. ls -ato list all hidden files. Files or folders that start with a . (dot)
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