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Linux Filesystem

Linux Filesystem
- In windows, physical drive determines the pathname of the file.
- Windows assigns a letter to each disk drive.
- Each directory contains its own directory structure for accesing files stored in it.
- For eg. in windows filepath is as:

- Linux does not use drive letters in pathnames like windows.
- Linux stores files within a single directory structure, called a virtual directory.
- Virtual directory contains filepaths from all storage devices installed on PC, mergedinto a single directory.
- There is a single base directory, called the root.
- root drive contains core of virtual directory.
- On root drive, Linux has special directories called mount points.
-When we start a new shell prompt, your session starts in your home directory.

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