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I download a program from repository and install that. I know we need three partitions for Linux: (1) SWAP, (2) / (3), /home. Also I know /home is like a user profile and / is like a operating system profile.

So, we see the conclusion, if I install a program from repository this program belongs to me and not related to operating system. But you know the place of downloaded program is /usr/bin and etc But not in /home? /home is my profile. Please say where my conclusion is wrong?

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The home directories are only for the user's personal data.

I assume you are familiar with Windows. Windows places programs in the Program Files directory (like /usr/bin) too, not in the Users directory (like /home) . This way all users can use the program. However, settings are usually per user and are stored in the user's home directory.

[#25784] Friday, July 15, 2022, 1 Year  [reply] [flag answer]
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