Desktop problem

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at
Sun Aug 15 02:34:55 UTC 2010

Thomas Cameron wrote:
> On 08/14/2010 08:55 PM, JD wrote:
>> If you want to pick up onlythe dot files, then use
>> .[a-zA-Z]*
>> $ echo .[a-zA-Z]*
>> .AbiSuite .adobe .alias .amaya .amazonmp3 .asoundrc .aspell.en.prepl
>> I have a bazillion dot files in my home dir. I only copied and pasted a few.
> Totally unnecessary, but if it makes you feel better, go for it.
Why do folks insist on using . files rather than making them visible?  
Makes troubleshooting hell.

James McKenzie

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