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Best Directory for Personal info/man/reference documents?

Link to this post 08 Jan 12

I am interested in creating my own "how-to" and "faq" .txt documents for quick reference on my Debian GNU/Linux system. These documents contain sample code for programs like abcde and other cli applications I use daily in the event of my forgetting syntax and the like.

I've reviewed information on the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard but I am still confused as to what to do.

If it exists, Which directory would you recommend I store these documents in? I would like to implement these suggestions on all my machines.

Link to this post 08 Jan 12

Why don't you just put them in your home folder? Files made the user usually go there. Are you trying to put them in another folder?

Link to this post 08 Jan 12

If the documents will be read-only then you may want to create a directory such as /usr/share/doc/personal and create a symlink to that directory called doc in /etc/skel, this will guarantee that all users will have the symlink placed into their home directories when the accounts are created.

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