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Old 03-24-2006, 09:32 AM   #1
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Define bin and sbin

Hi ,

I want to know the use of bin and sbin folders
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Take a look at the hier man page:
man hier
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You can also find this info from
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Everything I wanted to know about the filesystem hierarchy, but was afraid to ask.
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>>"I want to know the use of bin and sbin folders"

thanks too ...
and this is the first time i myself run that command "man hier" , i thought its a joke ...

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In case you don't know yet, reading BSD documentation is a good way to learn about Linux/Unix. Here is an example. You can find the complete handbooks here, here, and here.

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