Home Directories Home directories for all users to store their personal files

home

Linux folder structure
bin
Binaries Contains Binary executables Ex: ps, ls, ping etc.. System Binaries Contains Binary executables For admins Ex: iptable, reboot Configuration Files Contains configuration files required by all programs Ex: /etc/resolv.conf Device Files Contains device files (such as usb, terminal devices) Ex: /dev/tty1 Process Information Contains information about system process Ex: /proc/uptime Variable Files Content of the files that are expected to grow can be found under this directory. Ex: system log files (/var/log) Temporary Files Directory that contains temporary files created by system and users

Boot Loader Files Contains boot loader related files.

boot sbin opt etc

Optional add­on Applications Contains add­on applications from individual vendors. Removable Media Devices Temporary mount directory for removable devices System Libraries Contains library files that supports the binaries located under /bin and /sbin Service Data Contains server specific services related data. User Programs Contains binaries, libraries, documentation, and source­code for second level programs. Mount Directory Temporary mount directory where sysadmins can mount filesystems

media

/ root

lib

dev

srv

proc

user

ver

mnt

temp

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