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  • You might want to check out the following link
    http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.pdf

    fhs represents File Hierarchy System
    Pretty concise on what directory holds what.

    Answered by herbie643
    One year ago
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  • You *don't* want to put the books in the /etc/bin folder. It varies from distro to distro, but you should have a "Documents" folder in your Home folder. /home/username/Documents. That is where you should have the app store the books.

    Answered by lewmur
    One year ago
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  • Short Answer: as long as the program is asking you where to put these files (books), it shouldn't matter where you put them. (I just REALLY wouldn't mess with /root if I were you) It should use these files just fine whether you put the books in /downloads, /documents, etc.

    Hope this helps,
    Izzy

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