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52 Responses

  1. George Mulak says:

    Please help us understand how Linux can be secure when all the file structure is well known and the files can be easily changed if you know how to program. An explanation for an end user would be helpful so that it would promote Linux. A comparison of other OS’s would be helpful.

  2. Vikas says:

    Interesting article.

  3. 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

  4. Mauro says:

    Really helpful note, thanks Kumar.

  5. ismayil says:

    sir,this is very helpfull.. thanks a lot

  6. basil says:

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

  7. sudhakar Reddy says:

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

  8. Prashant Banne says:

    Very useful information..Thanks for posting!!

  9. David says:

    Thank you. This is really helpful information.

  10. 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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