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Linux Directory Structure


Linux Directory Structure

The Linux directory structure is a tree-like hierarchy hierarchy of directories and files. At the base of the filesystem is the “/” directory, otherwise known as the “root” (not to be confused with the root user). Unlike DOS or Windows filesystems that have multiple “roots”, one for each disk drive, the Linux filesystem mounts all disks somewhere underneath the / filesystem. The following table describes many of the most common Linux directories.   / - The nameless base of the filesystem. All other directories, files, [...]

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