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Old 12-16-2003, 08:07 AM   #1
Dakkar
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Meaning of Folders and Directories


I am new at linux and started to learn commands etc... but i wonder about folders contents.There are lots of folders in linux and each of this has lots of contents can anybody tell me about theese folders and directories contents
example
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/etc directiories contents ............
/var directories contents .............


and if i install a program to which directory it is installed?

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Old 12-16-2003, 08:15 AM   #2
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someone just asked the same type of question like 8 posts previous to yours --> go here and check the links given in that post...
 
Old 12-16-2003, 08:19 AM   #3
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ah, http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/linuxcommand.org/lts0040.php

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