[Tutor] base directory
alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Tue May 8 17:45:37 CEST 2007
>> Except that there is a conventional set of names so a
>> better path would be:
>That's incredibly helpful. As another Linux noob, would you mind if I
>jump in with 2 follow-up questions:
>To continue the example above, for say, Opera and CoolEditor, I'd use:
Probably, although some sites prefer local for stuff produced locally
and would put opera in /usr/bin
> And what would I use if I was the admin, and wanted to install
> a program for all users?
local/bin can be open to all, and usually is. Its more about the
purpose of the program than its visibility.
See if Wikipedia explains it better than me...
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