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I would like to hide every .pyc file from Nautilus. I use Ubuntu 10.04.

What could I do?

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It sounds like you're trying to solve a completely different problem which has nothing to do with hiding files at all. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Oct 18 '10 at 17:32
    
"rm -r *.pyc" would "hide" all those pesky files and free up some space at the same time. Pity they'd reappear next time you ran the program. – Mokubai Oct 18 '10 at 17:32
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One option would be to not create these files at all. See this thread http://stackoverflow.com/questions/154443/how-to-avoid-pyc-files

You can also quickly delete these files from Nautilus by pressing ctrl+s, entering *.pyc pattern and hitting delete key.

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Sounds very acceptable, thanks. – juanefren Oct 19 '10 at 17:00

You can add all the .pyc filenames to a .hidden file in the same directory. Requires some maintenance, but if you're like me you do a lot more modifying of existing files than creating new ones.

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Does this work on Mac OS or only Linux ? – J4cK Jun 10 '14 at 8:01

Just need to open a bash terminal and run:

ls *.py[co] >> .hidden

bingo!

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