31098Re: [LINUX_Newbies] Re: Grep questions
- Jul 31, 2013Good afternoon.
Mi Jul 31 15:34:43 2013
Thank You for Email and help.
> | > | Is it better for not confuse myself to name it mybin*
> | > | ?
> | >
> | > Your call.
> | *
> | OK
> | The idea is
> | doing update or start a new Linux at new computer:
> | bin is looking like Linux created
> | mybin is looking: Oh, Sophie created it You have to backup this.
> Well, your whole home directory should be backed up.
> (Possibly excluding scratch areas like caches of temp files.)
Should I also back up the whole home
by changing for example from Xubuntu to Siduction?
> | But since it is in your home directory, it should already
> | > be obvious that it is for you.
> | >*
> | OK
> You should perhaps think of it more like a naming convention: "bin"
> does not mean "Linux created it"; "bin" means a directory of program
> files. Putting a "bin" in you home directory implies you made it;
> "bin" says it is for programs.
All folders created by me have the name
So until I know all directories
it is easy for me to see
what is selfmade.
> Aside: historicly these were "binary" executables (like Windows
> .exe files), which is why the directory is named "bin" (the name
> is short so as to be easy to type, like "ls" instead of "list").
> These days executable scripts go in the same place; there is little
> reason to distinguish the two.
What do I have to do
I create a directory and there I put all executable files.
I create a subfolder mybin in the dir bin like bin/mybin
and put there my executable files.
I think it is possibel to
make a shell file:
ffx does start firefox
> | > No. It searches for an executable file named "dothisnow".
> | *
> | Ok.
> | But where?
> | In the path directories or the whole hd?
> Only in the directories named in $PATH.
> That gives you control. Not to mention being much faster.*
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