Linux creates many directories upon installation, but many of Linux users are not aware of the use of all those directories.
In this article, you will find a basic information about uses of all directories and location of all types of data.
|Essential software typically needed to get the system running
|Files related to the boot menu/loader
|Virtual files representing hardware devices
|System configuration files
|User’s personal folders
|Support or library files required by software or applications
|Contains subfolders where storage devices can be mounted
|Virtual folder containing files representing stats and settings
|Personal folder for the root user
|Essential software for system maintenance, used only for the root user
|Essentially, subdirectories containing most software used on the system, including system libraries and documentation
|Data that is vital to the running of the system and that is constantly being updated