Those of us new to Linux have a lot to learn.
One of the questions which may hit you early on is what are the intended purposes of the standard linux folders? Whats a var and what should i put in my bin?
[root@homeserver ~]# cd / [root@homeserver /]# ls bin boot data dev etc home lib lib64 media mnt opt proc root run sbin srv sys tmp usr var
Its a pretty common question. Lets take a look at the first result
The folders are determined by a reference standard the “Filesystem Hierarchy Standard”.
The last revision was published in 2004.
Thanks for the history lesson, give me the ‘deeets.