Default location to store source code

Nils Kassube kassube at
Tue Apr 30 04:35:04 UTC 2013

Sabniveesu Shashank wrote:
> I'd like to know where generally downloaded source code (from SVN/git)
> etc. are placed on a Linux machine.

I don't think there is a default location for such downloads. Usually 
you would download that type of source code from a terminal and then it 
is downloaded to the current directory. If you use a GUI application it 
may or may not use the xdg directory "/home/$USER/Downloads".


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