Today I have 2 tips for Total Commander users:
- how to display hidden local directories and files and
- how to display hidden FTP directories and files
Really, Total Commander should just control this setting in one place but, unfortunately, it is not the case.
I usually prefer when my file manager shows me everything I have, so that I can be more in control and see the hidden directories, such as .svn or $Recycle.Bin, and files, such as .bashrc or pagefile.sys.
How To Display Hidden Local Directories And Files
- go to Configuration -> Options… -> Display
- put a check next to the "Show hidden/system files (for experts only)"
How To Display Hidden FTP Directories And Files
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The Most Awesome VPN Tip: How To Make Windows Automatically Use Your Local WiFi/LAN Connection Directly For Requests That Don't Need To Go Through VPN
This tip can also be filed in the "post with the longest title that kind of makes sense but needs more explanation" category.
If you use a VPN (Virtual Private Network), this tip is for you.
- you connect to a VPN to get access to your work/whatever network
- your connection is fast but the VPN connection is balls slow
- you try to stream a bit of online radio, go to a website, watch a video, or do anything, which is automatically routed through the VPN connection but everything TAKES AGES because the VPN connection is the limiting factor
- so not only are you frustrated by hiccupping radio, stuttering video, and a never disappearing progress bar but you're
Updated: May 23rd, 2009
Removes all ftprush queue items that don't download to localhost. It is useful to run if you FXP a lot of files back and forth and want to clean up the queues from time to time, but don't want to delete anything that is downloading. Feel free to make a shortcut to this script and run it any time you want.
Note that this script is only compatible with the ANSI FTPRush version. The Unicode version is not supported.
You need to have Activestate Perl installed in order to run this script. http://www.google.com/search?q=activestate+perl+download
Script source is available from SVN here.