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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RE[2]: Comment by kovacm
by lucas_maximus on Tue 31st Jan 2012 13:17 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by kovacm"
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And to use MacOSX on a day to day basis (I worked with 4 people that use macs), knowing the directory structure is not necessary.

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