||Every partition has a lost+found in its upper directory.
Files that were saved during failures are here.
||For miscellaneous purposes.
||Standard mount point for external file systems, e.g. a CD-ROM
or a network drive. Can be empty. The concept of mounting is similar
to mapping a network drive in Windows but much more flexible since
the mounting (mapping) can be applied to compressed files such as ISO images.
||Standard mount point for entire remote file systems. Can be empty.
||Typically contains extra and third party software. Can be empty.
||A virtual file system containing information about system resources.
More information about the meaning of the files in /proc is obtained by
entering the command man proc in a terminal window or your ssh
session window. The file proc.txt discusses the virtual file system in detail.
You can get detailed information of the server's processor from this directory.
||The administrative user's home directory. Be aware of the difference between /,
the root directory and /root, the home directory of the root user.
||Programs for use by the system and the system administrator. Many third-party
applications are installed in this directory, similar to \Program Files in Windows.
||Contains information for the selinux security model if it is deployed.
||A Fedora package, once installed, and run by a user, can use /srv as a default
location for data. The package simply must not own any directories or files in /srv.
||Information of device drivers used by the system kernel when a device is
added or removed.
||Temporary space for use by the system or user applications, cleaned upon reboot,
so do not use this for saving any work. This directory can be set to span multiple
hard disks during the os installation.
||Programs, libraries, documentation etc. for all user-related programs.
Many third-party applications are installed in the subdirectory /local of this
directory (/usr/local), similar to \Program Files in Windows. This directory
can be set to span multiple hard disks during the os installation.
||Storage for all variable files and temporary files created by users,
such as log files, the mail queue, the print spooler area, space for temporary
storage of files downloaded from the Internet, or to keep an image of a CD
before burning it. This directory can be set to span multiple hard disks
during the os installation.