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New Linux User's Guide to Managing Your Files

Nov 29, 2010, 21:03 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

[ Thanks to helios for this link. ]

"When we install computers for our kids at The HeliOS Project, one of the main sources of confusion is the differences between Windows and Linux file systems. Most Windows users don't know much about their Program Files or Win32 folders but they do know about My Documents. In most cases, this is where their personal files, pictures, movies and music reside.

"Because you are used to doing things one way doesn't mean that an alternative is any more difficult. In fact, the Linux file system hierarchy is really much simpler once you understand it. We're not going to worry about the entire file system here. We will focus on the files you use most...your personal files"

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