(and whatever else; don't fuck with me!
), the directory for user and system administration binaries
. The directory
usually contains program
s primarily used for system admin
istration, but can also have user-specific
binaries. The command
s inside the directory are required for single-user mode
Any programs not needed in the root partition
should be stored instead in /usr/bin
(things like mail
). Depending on the distribution
commands such as tar
, and zcat
should be in this directory, but are not required.