CompTIA Linux+ XK0-005 Study Notes 1.1 FHS

Hello everyone – CompTIA was gracious with an exam voucher for my Linux+ exam so I am sharing my study notes here for all. Enjoy!

1.0 System Management

1.1 File Hierarchy Standard (FHS)

/boot – boot loader files

/proc – virtual filesystem for processes and kernel information as files

/sys – information about devices, drivers, and kernel features

/var -variable files that will change; e.g. logs

/usr – read-only user data

/lib – libraries that are essential to bin directory binaries 

/ dev – device files

/etc – host specific system-wide configuration files

/opt – add-on app software packages

/bin – essential command binaries ; e.g. Is

/sbin – essential system binaries; eg. init

/home – users home directories

/media – mount points for removable media

/mnt – temporarily mounted filesystems

/root – home directory for the root user

/tmp – directory for temporary files

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