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Is there a conventional location to store non-secret bulk files that can be accessible by multiple users? I know that I can create a new folder (and set the right permissions) in most places in the file system. But I'd like to follow a established convention so (a) the structure is more familiar to our new users and (b) it avoids subtle problems with certain directories that I'm not experienced enough to anticipate.
If it matters, this is a fresh Red Hat 6 install on a VM. Users will access it through ssh, and maybe RDP or the vCloud Director. The tarred & gziped files are 6.6GB; uncompressed is 11GB.