Learn Filesystem Organization in Unix for the Mac OS X


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Filesystem organization

Now that we have gone over the basics of working with the file system, we know how to view the files and directories and our present working directory and how to move around the file system, I want to stop and take a look at the big picture for what the file system looks like and how it's organized, because there is a very standard way that Unix goes about organizing it and Mac OS X then has its own sort of version of that. So in a typical Unix organization, you have the root of the hard drive, we saw that with just simply the slash, and inside the root there is typically several folders. bin which is where the binaries or programs are stored.

These are Unix programs, not programs like Photoshop and Microsoft Word. Those are Mac applications. These are Unix programs. Sbin is for system binary, system program that it uses. dev is where there are references and files for different devices like hard drives keyboard, mouse, etcetera. /etc which is also pronounced as etcetera or "e...

Filesystem organization
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Filesystem organization provides you with in-depth training on IT. Taught by Kevin Skoglund as part of the Unix for Mac OS X Users

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