File Directory Management

File Directory System

directory is a location for storing files on your computer. Directories are found in a hierarchical file system, such as Linux, MS-DOS, OS/2, and Unix. In the picture to the right is an example of the tree command output that shows all the local and subdirectories (e.g., the “big” directory in the cdndirectory).

In computing, a directory structure is the way an operating system’s file system and its files are displayed to the user. Files are typically displayed in a hierarchicaltree structure.

In computing, a directory and a folder are the same thing. If one is referring to a container of documents, the term folder is more appropriate. The term directoryrefers to the way a structured list of document files and folders is stored on thecomputer.

Directory structure. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In computing, adirectory structure is the way an operating system‘s file system and its files are displayed to the user. Files are typically displayed in a hierarchical tree structure.

What is root directory

By default, the system root folder for Microsoft Windows is C:/Windows. However, this can be changed for several reasons. The active partition on a hard drive could be designated by a letter other than C:, or the operating system might be WindowsNT, in which case the system root folder is C:/WINNT by default.