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Old 03-26-2004, 01:36 PM   #1
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The question is WHERE.....


My question is where..

What is the general directory where things belong...

New programs, games, etc...

Windows, things generally live in certain directories..

Can anyone point out a site where things generally live in linux?

(I just installed Mandrake 10.0 at home)
 
Old 03-26-2004, 01:49 PM   #2
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http://www.comptechdoc.org/os/linux/...ilestruct.html
 
Old 03-26-2004, 01:52 PM   #3
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I like to put all of by downloads under my home directory. Then I put my personal executable files in /home/bin and add that to my path (things like unrar, etc). This way, if I do a reinstall, I DON'T format my /home partition. Then I can re-create my username and all of my programs, settings, preferences, bash_profile, etc are all intact.

(~ = home)
~/downloads
~/bin
 
  


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