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    1. …in reply to @TejasKumar_
      @TejasKumar_ @kentcdodds I checked Kernighan’s book “The UNIX Progming Environment” (from 1984, he’s one of the creators of Unix) and it looks like it’s short for “user file system:”
      oh my god twitter doesn’t include alt text from images in their API
  1. …in reply to @jed_fox1
    @TejasKumar_ @kentcdodds On the next page he says “/usr is called the ‘user file system,’ although it may have little to do with the actual users of the system. On our machine, our login directories are /usr/bwk and /usr/rob, but on your machine the /usr part might be different”