[Techtalk] trying to find a question that _is_ "too dumb"

iriXx dev_null at iriXx.org
Tue Aug 12 23:58:20 EST 2003

Hamster wrote:

> Hi!
>>What does the "s" in "sbin" stand for??
> Hi, I don't *know* the answer, but I'm guessing it's for superuser. The
> programmes in sbin can only be run by root.
> Hamster 
> (who is looking forward to hearing from someone who knows the answer for
> sure :)

i think you might be right.... i thought it was 'special bin'... but 
thats coming from someone who thought that /bin was called that because 
it was where you chucked the programs into.....!!!


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