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Flashcards in Standard Directories Deck (10):
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/

The root

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/bin

BINaries (executables) note: /bin is a symbolic link to /usr/bin

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/dev

links to various DEVices (peripherals)

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/devices

where the DEVICES really live

5

/etc

startup and administrative system files

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/lib

LIBraries

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/opt

OPTional software packages

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/sbin

System administration BINaries

9

/tmp

place for TeMPorary files

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/var

files that vary as the system runs, e.g., log, spool, mail,...