2 Replies Latest reply: Jun 16, 2010 2:04 PM by 807559 RSS

    Directory names

    807559
      This is from a non production machine that is probably closer than usual to a default install

      I would really appreciate knowing what the directories are used for (or what they are intended to be used for)

      like logs go in var, configs go in etc and stuff like that.

      I have filled in the items I know. Please enter suggestions and I will update the list.
      # ls -1pA  /
      .ICEauthority // Used for GUI
      .Xauthority // Used for GUI
      .bash_history // bash history :)
      .dt/ // Used for GUI
      .dtprofile // Used for GUI
      .gconf/ // Used for GUI
      .gconfd/ // Used for GUI
      .gnome/ // Used for GUI
      .gnome2/ // Used for GUI
      .gnome2_private/ // Used for GUI
      .gtkrc-1.2-gnome2 // Used for GUI
      .metacity/ // Used for GUI
      .nautilus/ // Used for GUI
      .recently-used // Used for GUI
      .softwareupdate/ // Used for Software updater (GUI?)
      .ssh/ // Used for SSH client
      .sunw/
      Desktop/ // Created by GUI
      Documents/ // Created by GUI
      bin // Executables
      cdrom/
      dev/
      devices/
      etc/ // Configurations
      export/
      home/
      kernel/
      lib/
      log
      lost+found/
      mnt/
      net/
      opt/
      platform/
      prefs_v3
      proc/
      sbin/
      system/
      tmp/ // temporary storage
      usr/
      var/ // generally for data and log storage?
      vol/
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