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[Q] Help finding hidden folders on Android with ubuntu.

OP JoshRoss70

22nd July 2014, 04:11 AM   |  #1  
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My screen is completely out on my old Galaxy S3 (completely blacked out) and I have several folders that are hidden on its internal storage using a '.' at the beginning of the folder's name.
I made a bootable usb drive with ubuntu on it (I natively run Windows 8), but I knew that only ubuntu or the like would let me find folders that are hidden this way.
However, despite booting up ubuntu, and connecting the phone to the computer, I cannot find the folders. Any help?
I also used my new Note 3, hid a regular file this way, and couldn't find it either.
22nd July 2014, 04:48 AM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by JoshRoss70

My screen is completely out on my old Galaxy S3 (completely blacked out) and I have several folders that are hidden on its internal storage using a '.' at the beginning of the folder's name.
I made a bootable usb drive with ubuntu on it (I natively run Windows 8), but I knew that only ubuntu or the like would let me find folders that are hidden this way.
However, despite booting up ubuntu, and connecting the phone to the computer, I cannot find the folders. Any help?
I also used my new Note 3, hid a regular file this way, and couldn't find it either.

Press Ctrl+H to enable hidden folders on Ubuntu..
22nd July 2014, 07:45 AM   |  #3  
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Press Ctrl+H to enable hidden folders on Ubuntu..

Just realized that I didn't clarify that: I tried that, and still couldn't find the files (meant to put that in the OP)
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