GoboLinux - Fun with File System Hierarchy
Posted Jan 22, 2004 21:25 UTC (Thu) by tsinclai
In reply to: GoboLinux - Fun with File System Hierarchy
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I was just about to mention that!
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 directories
When 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.
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