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Old 03-17-2006, 08:14 AM   #1
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Define bin and sbin


I want to know about bin and sbin and also the use of bin and sbin folders
Old 03-17-2006, 08:30 AM   #2
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The following definitions are from: The Linux System Administrator's Guide (Chapter 3.2) located at The Linux Documentation Project

/bin    Commands needed during bootup that might be used by normal users (probably after bootup).
/sbin    Like /bin, but the commands are not intended for normal users, although they may use them if necessary and allowed. /sbin is not usually in the default path of normal users, but will be in root's default path
Hope this helps!
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From Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

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