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Old 04-09-2002, 04:09 PM   #1
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How is your /home/user directory organized

This is basically just a poll to see how each of ya'll organize your files and folders on your home directory.

I am not trying to pry, I was just wandering how you organize everything. I am in dire need of cleaning up my home directory and was just looking for some ideas.

Like pictures, documents, source files, RPM's and others.

Old 04-09-2002, 05:01 PM   #2
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How about this......


Just an idea.

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Old 04-09-2002, 05:11 PM   #3
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I have rpms dir to contain rpm's, tarballs for tarballs, installs for unpacking tarballs into and install from source, music for my music (it is organized by artist and then by album if any), misc for miscellenious files, isos for iso images ready to be burnt, downloads for all my downloads, I setup a crontab entry to run every day a script which moves downloaded files to appropriate directories.
Old 04-09-2002, 05:17 PM   #4
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Kick A$$, I will have to look into that crontab thing. How exactly does that work. What is your script looking for to qualify the file to be moved?

Sorry, not trying to change the post.
Old 04-09-2002, 05:31 PM   #5
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~/prog (code I'm writing)
~/public_html (code I'm writing)
~/notes (small text files with things I cwant to remember)
~/tmp (stuff I'll get rid of quickly)
~/emacs (lisp stuff)
~/bin (scripts)
~/rbot (excellent little IRC bot in the awsome Ruby language which I'm writing plugins for [see my website - ])
~/uni (coursework)


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