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Hi all,

Thanks for any help you might provide with this. When I upload a .htaccess file to $HOME/webapps/app/.htaccess, it disappears immediately. I'm assuming it's moved somewhere else for security purposes, but if I'm not sure if I wrote my .htaccess file correctly and want to delete it, how can I do that?

Thanks, Sev

asked 10 Jun '13, 23:32

Sev
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edited 11 Jun '13, 02:50

ryans ♦♦
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Its has not moved. Files starting with a dot (.) are hidden. Normally you can see this in a program like FileZilla.

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answered 11 Jun '13, 01:41

epqrs
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This is correct. You can also list hidden files using "ls -A" from within an SSH session.

Besides being "hidden" and not shown by default, they are otherwise just like normal files. You can still delete a .htaccess file with "rm .htaccess" from its containing directory.

(11 Jun '13, 02:52) ryans ♦♦

I'm using Filezilla and my Joomla htaccess file was hidden as soon as I renamed it from htaccess.txt to .htaccess. How can I access it via FTP? I want to quickly download it with Filezilla, make a change, and upload it again. Any ideas?

(30 Jul '13, 02:14) cclay

Never mind... I changed "ftp" to "SFTP - SSH" in FileZilla and now I can see it :)

(30 Jul '13, 02:22) cclay
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