Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Aug 2008 23:33 UTC, submitted by Charles Wilson
Editorial GoboLinux is a distribution which sports a different file system structure than 'ordinary' Linux distributions. In order to remain compatible with the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard, symbolic links are used to map the GoboLinux tree to standard UNIX directories. A post in the GoboLinux forums suggested that it might be better to turn the concept around: retain the FHS, and then use symbolic links to map the GoboLinux tree on top of it. This sparked some interesting discussion. Read on for more details.
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RE[6]: Do we care? Really?
by intangible on Tue 19th Aug 2008 16:33 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Do we care? Really?"
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You know... the fonts directory on windows is hidden too since it's in C:\Windows which is protected by default as a "system folder".
Also, try installing a font without being an administrator on Windows.

I think the Linux way is better. Perhaps they could put a link to the ~/.fonts location in the preferences menu on Ubuntu which would solve all your complaints?

Edited 2008-08-19 16:38 UTC

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