[TUHS] Understanding the /bin, /sbin, /usr/bin, /usr/sbin Split

Pepe pepe at naleco.com
Sun Feb 5 05:34:17 AEST 2012

"Jose R. Valverde" <jrvalverde at cnb.csic.es> said:

> Beyond that, the original articles and comments complained also about
> directory naming (/bin /etc /lib) as "unintuitive". I fail to
> understand in 
> what way is it easier for someone new to a computer to learn a "/bin
> /etc /var /lib" alien terminology and what it means, than to learn
> "System Config Libraries 
> etc..." or "Windows Windows32 Windows64 Temp Users and Settings,
> etc..."

In SCO Xenix/UNIX, the home directory is usually mounted on /u.

I was amused the first time I saw it.

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