[Thunar-dev] Hidding system directories

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Mon Aug 28 22:56:40 CEST 2006

Marcos Iuato wrote:
> Hi,
> The users that are going to iteract with thunar are not linux experts, 
> so for questions of usability, there is a way to hide the system 
> directory, so the users will not explore the files that are in the 
> system directories.
> But there others applications that list the files form file system like 
> firefox, openoffice, etc. How could I filter the listing of ths system 
> directories in global way, so all application that can list files from 
> file system will filter it.

GtkFileChooser and Nautilus have the concept of .hidden files, which
include a list of file names for a folder that should be marked as
hidden by default. Thunar doesn't currently support that, cause I'm not
sure that it's really useful.

> Thanks in advance for any help,
> Marcos Iuato


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