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Questions tagged [dot-files]

A dotfile is a file or directory whose name begins with a dot. These files are typically found in user home directories, contain configuration information and hidden from view on Unix systems.

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Is there a more elegant way to unlink two tmux clients sharing a session from inside tmux?

This is almost a code-review question, but very *nixy and more about configuration than code. For years since I switched to tmux from screen I've had a couple of nagging issues that I could not make ...
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Can not edit file symlinked (Permission denied)

I started using dotfiles to sync everything I need to github. But I got some problem when symblink config files from dotfiles/ to ~/ Examples: $ rm ~/.config/termite/config $ ln -s ~/dotfiles/...
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How to handle multi-machine-dot-file-versioning

I'm thinking about versioning my dot-files via git on a public repository. I've moved all the interesting dot-files like .profiles or .vimrc to the repository and subsequently symlinked them to there ...
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How to always show hidden files/folders in Chrome OS Files app?

With the Chrome OS Files app, I know how to view hidden files and folders for a single open folder, but is there a way to make that persistent, either across all folders or for a particular folder?
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Windows 10 ISO content looks odd (“.” directory)

I've downloaded Windows 10 Disc Image from microsoft.com recently. I mounted it using Archive Mounter in Ubuntu. And I saw just a hidden folder "." and an empty "README.TXT" file in the root. ls -aR ...