Recommendation for $HOME

David Faure dfaure at
Thu Dec 28 14:55:03 EET 2006

On Tuesday 19 December 2006 11:28, Jon Dowland wrote:
> I agree utterly. I think the suggestion that
> $HOME/{var,etc,...} is too confusing for beginners is
> laughable.
Is it? My wife would surely be _very_ confused with those things in her $HOME.

> Are beginners not going to notice things outside of /home ? 
That's right. They aren't. They really don't need to go into /etc or /var.

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