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macOS file system vs Linux file system #782

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rgaiacs opened this Issue May 10, 2018 · 3 comments

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rgaiacs commented May 10, 2018

In the lesson, we state that

In future examples, we’ve used Mac output as the default - Linux and Windows output may differ slightly, but should be generally similar.

but https://github.com/swcarpentry/shell-novice/blob/gh-pages/fig/filesystem.svg has a mix of macOS and Linux as far as I can tell. macOS should have Applications instead of bin.

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gdevenyi commented May 10, 2018

I'm inclined to just remove mentions of proprietary systems and say "your output may slightly differ due to your exact system"

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gcapes commented May 11, 2018

Good, low-effort solution!

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rgaiacs commented May 11, 2018

I'm inclined to just remove mentions of proprietary systems

Should we move to use a Linux like file system for the examples considering that in the future we might want to use some tool to run the commands and copy the output into the lesson and we will probably run in in a Linux box?

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