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Re: File system/directory structure docs?

On Fri, 28 Jan 2000, Marc Sherman wrote:

> I'd like to learn more about the anatomy of a debian
> file system - what all the various [usr/[local/][s]bin
> directories are for, where new apps I install (without
> packages) should go, what /etc and /var are for, etc.
> Is there a FAQ or HOWTO that I can read that covers 
> this stuff?
> More generally, what's a good strategy for finding the
> approrpriate FAQs?  I've asked a few questions this week,
> and all the answers were in FAQs or HOWTOs -- I just didn't
> find them when I looked.  For example, I searched 
> linuxdoc.org for "directory structure" for this question,
> but didn't find much useful info.  Any suggestions are
> welcome.
> Thanks,
> - Marc

FSSTND covers this topic.
usually found on /usr/doc/debian-policy/fsstnd/*

Dannie Ginsburg

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