Where should I install my program

Gregor Tudan G.Tudan at gmx.de
Sun Jan 28 14:15:13 UTC 2007

OOzy Pal schrieb:
> Where should I install my programs that are not packaged. For example,
> I have  program that I downloaded and after extraction (untar), I can
> run it as
> java -jar xyz.jar

I know it's far from being a standard, but many people (as me ;-) ) use 
the /opt directory since it's not used by any packages I know of. So you 
can keep an eye on what programs you have  manually installed and don't 
run into conflicts when a packaged version is released.

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