Which files are considered system files?

Each Unix operation system contains files that are responsible for the configuration of the system as well as its various services. Most of these files are located in the /etc directory. I also like to consider log files as system files, although some people might disagree. Usually, most system log files can be found inside /var/log. However, the log files of the Apache and the nginx web server can be found elsewhere, depending on their configuration.

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