[nSLUG] Linuxfest "Backups" presentation

Ben Armstrong synrg at sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca
Thu May 13 13:15:30 ADT 2010


On 05/13/2010 11:22 AM, David Payne wrote:
> I agree.  That's one of my gripes with the Linux version of X-Plane.  
> They like to shove everything in one huge directory.  They say it's 
> good because if you want to remove X-Plane you just delete the 
> directory and you removed everything.  They even encourage Windows 
> users not to use shortcuts.

That's what /opt is for.  Try re-educating them?

http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html#OPTADDONAPPLICATIONSOFTWAREPACKAGES

Ben




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