Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 30th Jan 2012 20:39 UTC
General Unix Finally something really interesting to talk about. If you've used UNIX or any of its derivatives, you've probably wondered why there's /bin, /sbin, /usr/bin, /usr/sbin in the file system. You may even have a rationalisation for the existence of each and every one of these directories. The thing is, though - all these rationalisations were thought up after these directories were created. As it turns out, the real reasoning is pretty damn straightforward.
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Comment by kenji
by kenji on Mon 30th Jan 2012 21:22 UTC
kenji
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2009-04-08

"Since the geek is a proud and stubborn creature..."

Does Mark Shuttleworth come to mind? Hint: unity, HUD etc

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