Ubuntu - Display hidden and backup files

October 2016


Ubuntu - Display hidden and backup files


Learn how to display hidden files and folders (including the backup files) in Ubuntu:
  • From your desktop, click on Files > Home.
  • Move your mouse cursor to the top of your screen and click on the Edit Menu > Preferences.
  • This opens the File Management Preferences window
  • Go to the Views tab > Default View section.
  • Tick the "Show hidden and backup files" checkbox.

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