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Old 03-24-2006, 03:52 AM   #1
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Basic difference between / (slash) and /root (slash root) ?


what is the basic difference between '/' (slash) and /root ?

as per my knowledge is concerned '/' (slash) is the root user and /root (slash root) is the home directory for the root user.

am i right ? i want to clarify it judge myself. can anybody help me ?

Old 03-24-2006, 04:00 AM   #2
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/ is the root of all directories (all directories are located under / and / is located under no other directory).
/root is (probably) the home of the root user and is located under /.

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Old 03-24-2006, 04:04 AM   #3
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thanx Agrouf for you response..


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