Suppose, I create seperate partition for "/usr" directory. This is the directory which contains all user programs. If I switch from one OS to other(for eg. From Ubuntu to Arch Linux or vice versa), ...
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 ...
I understand that in Windows as well as Linux and Unix, a program|application|software can be installed in any directory. Also if packages are installed using the distribution's packaging system, ...