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Old 03-22-2004, 09:20 AM   #1
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Folder location of new files


I'm trying to keep some order to my file structure and am wondering where most people put programs that they download and install. Is there a directory that is generally recognized as something like "Program Files" ?
 
Old 03-22-2004, 11:01 AM   #2
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for downloads i simply created a downloads directory in my users home directory and download everything there. installs normally take care of themselves.
 
Old 03-22-2004, 11:02 AM   #3
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Hi there is a manual expalining the file system on www.tldp.org
Normaly programs first installed (base) are in /usr/bin (binaries) or /user/sbin, added programs are in /user/local.

I put my downloaded files in /Home/deb but apt-get install them in the right directory.

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