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The Definitive Guide to PC-BSD by Dru Lavigne

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Appendix A. Reference Tables

The tables in this appendix provide a handy reference.

Table A-1 describes the contents of each folder that is installed on the root of the PC-BSD filesystem. You will see these folders if you click the Root folder in Dolphin. Most of these folders are system folders, and should be left as-is where indicated in the table. If you want to create files on your PC-BSD computer, create them in your Home folder. Never delete or modify a file in a system folder unless you know what you are doing.

Table A-1. Description of PC-BSD default directories

Folder

Description

bin

Stores user programs that came with the operatingsystem. You should leave this directory as-is.

boot

Stores the files the operating system needs toload. You should ...

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