As you’re using Unix, you’ll undoubtedly encounter files that look important or directories that look interesting, but it’s often hard to know what files belong to which programs, and even harder to figure out what some directories are for. Therefore, we’re trying to help out a little with the information in this appendix.
Table B.1 lists important Unix files and directories.
Table B.1. Key Files in Your Unix Environment
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