Questions tagged [fhs]

The Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS) defines the directory structure and directory contents in Linux distributions.

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Why is ifconfig in /sbin directory?

I'm a little concerned about the existance of ifconfig command in /sbin directory. I don't really understand the main purpose of /sbin directory and the lack of the root privilege of those commands ...
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Why /bin/systemctl?

According to the system experts, the correct location of systemctl is /usr/bin/systemctl: https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/systemd-devel/2019-August/043224.html Why does Ubuntu use /bin/...
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What is the best place to mount a permanent Windows share in Kubuntu?

What is the best place to mount a permanent Windows share in Kubuntu? So that it meets the standards. Avoiding high usage of CPU and network if akonadi try to index it. Showing better in file ...
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Are system packages installed into /usr allowed to be broken by source installations into /usr/local?

My /usr/bin/vlc binary was broken after installing vlc from source into /usr/local prefix. Based on my experience installations into /usr/local didn't affect binaries /usr/bin/[binary], but maybe that ...
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snappy filesystem layout?

Is there a way for an ubuntu snap to provide files in the FHS filesystem hierarchy, e.g. binaries in /usr/bin, package data in /usr/share/, configuration files in /etc ? If not, what is the best ...