Windows users who dive into *nix without first researching the operating system are in for quite a shock. The complete lack of a C:\ drive can send Windows switchers into a tailspin. Thankfully, IBM developerWorks does an excellent job of explaining the structure and organization of the *nix filesystem and the perks of the *nix naming conventions.
|Many directories in the UNIX file system serve a special purpose, and certain directories are named per long-standing convention. In this installment of the "Speaking UNIX" series, discover where UNIX stores important files.|
UNIX file system [IBM developerWorks]