The Linux filesystem is a tree-like hierarchy of directories and files. The base of the filesystem is the “/” directory, also known as the “root” . Linux filesystem mounts all disks underneath the / filesystem, not like DOS or Windows filesystems that can have multiple roots. The following table shows you the most common Linux directories:


In this directory we will find essential command binaries like bash, ls, ps, tar, and others.


Here are static files of the boot loader.


In here we can find device files. In Linux hardware devices are accessed just like other files.


Here are system configuration files


This is the location of users personal home directories. Continue Reading…