Did you know most file managers on Linux support a ".hidden" file in your home directory?
It works pretty much as gitignore does: it hides everything that you list in this file, one file/dir per line.
Yeah, don't mistake this for a security feature. It's just there for convenience when browsing your files in a GUI tool like Dolphin or Nautilus.
But also, if you're using Apache with standard configuration, all .ht* files are hidden, i.e. not served (but you can use them as included files).
This… is… AWESOME. I had no idea about `.hidden`. This way I can de-clutter my $HOME polluted by a shiton of programs not caring about XDG Base Directory Specification. (https://beko.famkos.net/t/f1W)
@fribbledom I'm a hard core linux user and this is actually news to me. Though they failed to mention if it worked like dot files in the shell itself, which would be the most important for me as I dont often use graphical fiel managers.
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