I run a Ubuntu desktop environment with two harddisks. A small SSD and a large regular disk. Currently i run a setup where my home drive is located on /home/name, but some folders e.g. Downloads ...
Some how, can't remember why, I got into the habit of downloading source to the directory /opt, which I chown to my user/group. I have this feeling that it is not a good thing to do. Is there ...
I've got a pogoplug running Arch Linux that I'm using for a NAS with rsync backing up my data over SSH. Right now, I'm the only one using it, but I'd like to add my roommate as well. She has her own ...
If I look at my home directory there are a large number of dot files. If I am creating a new program that needs a user configuration file, is there any guidance where to put it? I could imagine ...
Long story short, i just accidentally deleted my entire home folder. Thankfully it seems like the hidden files are still there. I'm not sure, but aren't all of the folders within the home folder ...
When installing software in $HOME, how do the linux filesystem hierarchy directories map to subdirectories of $HOME? I am asking this question so that I can write a build system that picks reasonable ...
Ok this may not be a very concrete question, and is perhaps subject to taste, yet I'm struggling to get this right so here it goes. I have a computer. This computer has linux on it (thank god). Arch ...
In our UNIX machine my home path looks like /home/<userid> and we have another batch user whose home looks like /export/home/<userid> I want to know whats the difference between ...