[xubuntu-users] shell tools

Ulli Horlacher framstag at rus.uni-stuttgart.de
Tue Jan 10 07:06:32 UTC 2017


On Mon 2017-01-09 (22:33), Peter Flynn wrote:

> I must have been off-planet when /opt got "standardised"...I still don't
> know where it came from. 

SysV UNIX


> Possibly one of the most unnecessary changes ever to affect Linux.

It is a good idea. You can place an optional software package in a single
directory and do not have to spread it over /etc /usr/bin /lib ...

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