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I'm in the middle of a migration from Ubuntu to Fedora. How do I make Nautilis in Fedora show the hidden files and folders (those with a dot)? It's Nautilus 3.8.2, if I go to Preferences and choose "show hidden and backup files", they keep getting ignored.

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I just found out I can press CTRL+H to show hidden files. It is a non-satisfactory workaround, as I have to press it every time I open a new window. – That Brazilian Guy Oct 8 '13 at 15:12

Open terminal and type:

 dconf-editor

Enter and then:

org -> gtk -> settings -> file-chooser

mark show-hidden

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@fixer1234- install dconf-editor then navigate to org ->gtk->settings->file-chooser through dconf-edtor, then in the file-chooser mark the show-hidden checkbox – Emil George James Sep 3 '15 at 3:24

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