basic operations

Terry Polzin fox3ec208 at
Fri Dec 2 18:40:50 UTC 2005

On Friday 02 December 2005 01:33 pm, Phet Whore Meyer wrote:
> To whom it may concern,
> Ive recently left the dark and moved into linux, i just have this one query
> for now:
> In windows all programs were installed into a folder called 'Program
> Files', in linux, where is that equivelant folder? What is it called?
> I know that this question is fairly trivial, is there anywhere else i can
> go to find out basic information such as this?

linux base stuff /usr/bin
linux administration stuff either /sbin or /usr/sbin depending upon if root 
exclusively should run it.

3rd party and home grown apps /usr/local/bin
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