Ubuntu should move all binaries to /usr/bin/

Matt Alexander ubuntu.com at mattalexander.com
Tue Dec 6 17:08:44 UTC 2011

On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 5:22 PM, Robert Holtzman <holtzm at cox.net> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 05, 2011 at 09:15:11AM -0800, Matt Alexander wrote:
> > Sure, using find or which, etc., can be used to locate a particular app,
> > but that's not really the point.  Why not simplify things and put all
> > binaries under /usr/bin?  Then you don't have to teach users about silly
> > distinctions like "Oh, see, if it's an app that's meant to be used by a
> > System Adminstrator, then it goes into /usr/sbin".  Who cares?  Just put
> > everything in /usr/bin to keep things simple.
> There are programs that an admin doesn't want users to run.

You're kidding, right?
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