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Old 06-01-2006
Lightbulb newbie needing help with upper level directories

What is the purpose (function) of the following upper level directories: -

/bin
/dev
/etc
/home
/mnt
/media
/sbin
/tmp
/var

I have encountered these, but as i said, i am new to unix and i am not quite sure what they are and what their fucntions are.

Any help would be greatly appreciated
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Old 06-01-2006
This document should help you out.

Cheers
ZB
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Old 06-02-2006
Here...

Get "UNIX Essentials and UNIX Core" DVD as it goes over all questions of this sort.
 

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