My coworker just made this one up and I had to share because I love corny humor: Q: What drug does a programmer do? A: Hextacy.
I’ve always wondered what all of the folder names meant on Linux, and Saturday’s post on Slashdot about the /etc folder answered it. From the responses: All the system directories were kept to three letters, and all of the names are abbreviations — none are acronyms. /adm = administrative (now found in /var/adm)/bin – binaries/sbin […]