Re: [NTLK] Newton and "invisible" files

From: Anton Balaban (
Date: Sun Mar 31 2002 - 13:42:11 EST

Apostolos Koutropoulos <> wrote:

> I know that the NOS is burned into ROM so these names and
> values cant be really overwriten, they are just
> "overshadowed" by these two applications. Well, my russian
> isnt that good yet (I can manage but I prefer my good old
> european languages for now :p)
> So the question:
> Are filenames that start with an exclamation point
> invisible? I know these things are there cause when I go
> to memory info I see that they take up space, so I should
> be able to delete them once I find them, finding them is
> the issue.

!CHGNAME seems to be an autopart - it does not appear as installed package
on a Newt. The only way to return proper English names of built-in
applications I could find is brainwipe. But maybe trashing system soup
might help.
!FULLRUSS should appear somewhere (Extensions?) as a package, it also has
an entry in Prefs which allows to switch it off (reboot required).

Anton Balaban
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