Newbie: Correct directory for file server

Tom Munro Glass gentoo at
Mon Nov 10 18:52:22 PST 2003

On Tue, 11 Nov 2003 15:31, Alex de Kruijff wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 01:53:20PM +1300, Tom Munro Glass wrote:
> > On an intranet file server, the users' private files are obviously stored
> > in /usr/home/username but where is the correct place to store files that
> > are common to many users? Would this be something like /usr/home/public
> > or /usr/local/public or even /var/public?
> >
> > Thanks,
> There is no default. You can choice your own directory. Placing this in
> the /usr slice or on a second disk seems reasable. /var wouldn't be
> advisable.

I guessed there isn't a default, but I thought there might be a convention for 
this and I want to follow conventions where ever possible.

Tom Munro Glass

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