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GoboLinux - Fun with File System Hierarchy
Posted Jan 22, 2004 21:25 UTC (Thu) by tsinclai (guest, #11399)
On OS X, for those unfamiliar:
/Applications - default directory for apps (primarily GUI apps)/System and /Library - system-wide preferences and other library files/Users - user home directoriesWhen you install the developer tools, they are primarily located in /Developer
/usr, /tmp and others are still there when you pop up a command prompt, but hidden in the GUI file system view.
As for whether this is a good way to organize things or not, perhaps I'm not the person to ask. I'm used to the traditional *NIX hierarchy so I can typically find things pretty easily. However, I teach Linux system administration and newbies frequently have trouble navigating the file system.
Posted Jan 23, 2004 17:49 UTC (Fri) by dbrandon (guest, #1090)
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