User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041020 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041020 In previous versions, it was possible to open files in directories that start with a period, or to save them there. The "Show hidden files and directories" checkbox is no longer there, and the dialogs don't list those hidden directories. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.In the file menu, select Save file 2.look for the directory that starts with a period. Actual Results: The hidden directories are not visible. Expected Results: Hidden directories should be visible.
can you right-click the file listing and choose "show hidden files"?
Marking invalid. Sounds like reporter is using the native GTK2 dialog now, and for that the steps in comment 1 work. Please reopen if I've misunderstood something.