new Ubuntu user w/ questions

Colin Brace cb at
Fri Feb 8 06:40:25 UTC 2008

On Feb 8, 2008 1:48 AM, Bob Holtzman <holtzm at> wrote:

> One more question: why a /media in addition to the /mnt I am used to?

>From Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

  /media : Mount point for removeable media

  /mnt : Mount point for a temporarily mounted filesystem

This isn't so much a Debian-specific feature as a Linux-wide change.

  Colin Brace

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