Linux Standards

J. Greenlees jaqui at
Sun Feb 27 11:53:56 PST 2005

Vlado Jokic wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have just finished installing my very own LFS system and have had a great
> lot of fun doing it. As advertised, I have learned a whole lot about Linux,
> the system setup, and a lot of the conventions, and in the meantime compiled
> a very lean, stable, and solid system (just the way I like them).
> What I'd like to ask about though is the Linux standards and LFS. How
> closesly does LFS follow the Linux standards, and is there somewhere that I
> can see a list of things that are potentially different than the official
> standards? The reason why I ask this is because I'd like to learn what the
> set standards are, compare them to LFS and other distributions in order to
> increase my awareness and knowledge of how different systems are set up and
> such.
> Thanks in advance,
> Vlado

here is the full standard base site:

filesystem structure:

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