Directory Structure of Linux file system

  • bin – Essential command binaries are stored here
  • sbin – Essential system binaries
  • etc – Contains configuration files
  • home – Any users home directories
  • lib – contains common libraries
  • mnt – Temporary file system file pendrives and cd drives comes under this directory
  • proc – Contains virtual file system and stores kernal info
  • tmp – temporary files are stored in this directory and files in this dir get deleted after restart
  • usr – Contains user program and user data
  • var – (variable)files and folders where system writes during and operation example system logs

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