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Old 06-07-2005, 02:48 PM   #1
Marcel Montagne
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Question Fedora Core 3 DIRECTORY STRUCTURE


Hi there!

I'm absolutely new to Linux and for that matter to Fedora Core 3. But I really want to learn how to use it and substitute Windows with it. Right know I have a double boot W2K-Fedora Core 3 system. Everything runs pretty well. I have managed to install a couple of programs (WineHq or Bluefish).
But, I haven't understood where ANYTHING is! I don't understand the directory structure at all, i.ex., what do the folder names stand for? Where are the programs installed... just overall?
So, my question is: how can I come to understand the directory structure of Fedora Core 3? I've browsed several books and this forum, and I haven't found something like:

"By default, programs are installed here and here."
"This is the directory where you can find such and such."

For example, is there an equivalent to Windows' "Program Files" folder?

Thanks a lot!

Marcel Montagne
(Costa Rica)
 
Old 06-11-2005, 11:53 PM   #2
justin_p
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Take a look at this http://www.tldp.org/LDP/Linux-Filesy...ml/index.html.

It's heavy but will help yo out. I also have this on google: http://bucarotechelp.com/computers/95100003.asp

Good luck. Make sure to check the fedora forum as well.
 
  


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