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When using the macOS to connect to network file shares that do not support extended attributes, such as Samba on Linux, the Mac instead creates files prefixed with a dot-underscore ._ to hold that metadata. Read on to learn how to block these files from Samba on Linux....

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When using the macOS to connect to network file shares that do not support extended attributes, such as Samba on Linux, the Mac instead creates files prefixed with a dot-underscore ._ to hold that metadata. Read on to learn how to block these files from Samba on Linux....
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