O'Reilly logo

A Practical Guide to Red Hat Linux: Fedora Core and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Second Edition by Mark G. Sobell

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 12. Files, Directories, and Filesystems

Filesystems hold directories of files. These structures store user data and system data that are the basis of users’ work on the system and the system’s existence. This chapter discusses important files and directories, various types of files and how to work with them, and the use and maintenance of filesystems.

Important Files and Directories

This section details the most common files used to administer the system. Also refer to “Important Standard Directories and Files” on page 167.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required