[xubuntu-users] shell tools

Ulli Horlacher framstag at rus.uni-stuttgart.de
Tue Jan 10 23:25:29 UTC 2017

On Tue 2017-01-10 (21:48), Peter Flynn wrote:


> The idea has merit but the name is bad.
> What I said: call things what they are, not what imagination offers.
> Calling it /apps might have been a better idea, but it's too late now,
> just another ill-considered name that needs better documenting.

Like /usr
No, it is NOT a short name fuer /user
It is an abbreviation of UNIX system ressources.

We have to live with it since 1970 :-)

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