NES Roms showing twice "._roms"

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    czarroland
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    I have been adding unzipped nes Roms to my pi2 (latest beta) and noticed that the rom always shows twice. Example; ._mario.nes & mario.nes. This is a pain for sorting and scrapping. Help?

    Thanks!

    #101975
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    czarroland
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    A little more information. This is also happening with MAME roms. I am copying them over SCP from my machine to the Pi.

    #102019
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    brainfrz
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    They are files created by your mac that contain information about the real file, like time machine information or icons. Much like the famous .DS-_Store files. Your mac (and raspberry pi) hide them by default because they start with a dot.

    On linux these files don’t do anything, so you can safely remove them by browsing to the folder, and giving the:

    rm ._*

    command, which will remove all files that start with dot underscore.

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