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Old November 23rd, 2012, 09:45 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Bob Maxey View Post
I think I disagree about the Linux file system. It would befuddle many people coming from Windows. In Windows, I know exactly where programs will be installed; I had to Google to discover where programs were installed when I decided to go all in with Linux.

That said, now I know where most things go or are supposed to go in Linux.

I think what will bother many users is how different things are in Linux. Not saying they cannot learn, just saying that until a user decided to try, he or she will stick with Windows and play in their long established comfort zone.
Oh I agree with that, especially when you are starting out. I remember not having a clue as to what any of those three letter combinations meant at first... and I still have a lot to learn, but I'm at the point where I am enjoying discovering the filesystem and locations... And I love /tmp

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