Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Jun 2007 18:45 UTC, submitted by BlueVoodoo
General Unix "Many directories in the UNIX file system serve a special purpose, and certain directories are named per long-standing convention. In this instalment of the 'Speaking UNIX' series, discover where UNIX stores important files."
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John Nilsson
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2005-07-06

It is great for developer but a mess for Joe....
That is because the lazy developers decided it was a good idea to expose this interface to the user instead of developing a proper user interface on top of it.

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