Linux Directory Structure and Important Files Paths Explained

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Avishek Kumar

I am a major in computer science, love to research nix. I love to write codes and scripts, review distros, experiment Foss Technologies, write technical articles, Hack, of course Ethically. I am working as System Administrator (nix) for a NGO.

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37 Responses

  1. Vikas says:

    Interesting article.

  2. mike says:

    Good stuff, some stuff isnt accurate though, anything ending with a .d is a directory, like

    /etc/profile.d : Application script, executed after login.

    its a dir for a bunch of other scripts

  3. Mauro says:

    Really helpful note, thanks Kumar.

  4. ismayil says:

    sir,this is very helpfull.. thanks a lot

  5. basil says:

    it would have been more useful if u have added more pics…

  6. sudhakar Reddy says:

    Very useful and very nice article.Keep it up my dear buddy.

  7. Prashant Banne says:

    Very useful information..Thanks for posting!!

  8. David says:

    Thank you. This is really helpful information.

  9. vivek kumar says:

    Thanks for posting interesting article .can any one please help me that how we
    See the predefine structure definition in Ubuntu eg passwd

    • Avishek Kumar says:

      Welcome Vivek, Keep Connected for more such posts.
      And i will be wriitng on /etc/passwd file format soon!

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