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Alredy move all to "usr", why not rework some other things?

asked 2012-03-03 02:30:57 -0500

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Well i've being using linux for a while now, not an expert more of a casual user, the one linux is always trying to impress or attract. So i'm very glad that finally the mess inside / (one so far i can barely start to understand)is being organize to make it more understandable to commoners.

So, now that's almost done, why not change names and use of some of those directories. For example, it is redundant to have all the same directories inside /usr and /usr/local, reason, i don't know. Why not move all those hidden files in /home to /usr/local/(name of the user) or to the same .local directory inside home.

I mean create a clean/neat directory tree more intuitive and simple.

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answered 2012-03-03 07:52:54 -0500

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The hidden files in /home/$user are application specific. There is already a defined standard that the new applications are following. If there's an application you use that isn't, please file a bug at their bug tracker requesting them to make the change.

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