Originally Posted by linuxlover.chaitanya
Usually you will find binaries in /usr/bin and /usr/local/bin.
and /bin, and /sbin, and /usr/sbin, and in a few other places...
You might be interested in the Linux Filesystem Hierarchy
Things like this on Linux are a mix of Unix tradition, simple logic, and a few less rational elements.
One of many ways to keep your sanity:
Anything you install with the package manager will be in a directory which is in your $PATH variable, and you don't need to be concerned about where the files are. (It will "just work").)
For anything done outside of the package manager, put it in /opt.