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Re: [LINUX_Newbies] opt filesystem

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  • Rooster
    It is also used by a lot of commercial & major applications. On most distro s, things like KDE, StarOffice, Netscape etc will be installed in /opt. That s why
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      It is also used by a lot of commercial & major applications. On most
      distro's, things like KDE, StarOffice, Netscape etc will be installed in
      /opt.

      That's why a lot of people have problems getting extra's to work with
      KDE in RedHat, they put it in /usr for some strange reason?????

      Rooster

      Martin Burke wrote:
      >
      > /opt is for programs that you install yourself. Some people only put
      > programs they compile there, ie anything that doesn't come as a package, but
      > it's up to you.
      >
      > Martin Burke martin@...
      > http://www.workspot.net/~itsmarty/links (my linux articles)
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Richard Ng <rng@...>
      > To: <LINUX_Newbies@egroups.com>
      > Sent: Sunday, May 28, 2000 4:42 PM
      > Subject: [LINUX_Newbies] opt filesystem
      >
      > > Hi All,
      > >
      > > What is the opt file system?
      > >
      > > -Richard Ng
      > >
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