Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Directory Structure

Directory Structure

To understand the basic of linux, you have to remember the directory structure of the linux. The structure is however not complicated. It consists of a tree structure. The root of the tree is "/". Then there are a number of childs of / directory. It means that / contains a number of directories as listed below:








/etc consists of all the configuration files of the system.
/var is a standard subdirectory of the root directory and consists of logs, document root of the website etc.
/boot consists of the boot files of the system and it is a sensitive part of the system.
/root is the home directory root user.
/dev is the directory for the hardware devices
/bin contains all the binaries of the system.
/proc contains all the useful drivers for the system.

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