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Old Jun 17, 2011, 07:21 PM   #1
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How to make file hidden?

How can you make a file hidden? just like in windows.
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Old Jun 17, 2011, 07:55 PM   #2
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Put a Period symbol in front of the first letter of the file name.
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Put a Period symbol in front of the first letter of the file name.
I just tried that with a .txt file and got this message:
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Old Jun 17, 2011, 08:18 PM   #4
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Maybe some like the free application Hidden Files might help.

If you really want encryption then look no father than Espionage.
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sudo chflags hidden /pathtowhateveryouwanttohide
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