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Why is there no /usr/bin/ in windows? Would it be dangerous to the entire Program Files to the path?

I am a Linux user spending some time in Windows and I'm trying to understand some of the Windows paradigms instead of fighting them. I notice that each program installed in the traditional manner ...
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What is “Program Files (x86)” actully used for

i was installing Sekien no Inganock ~What a Beautiful People~ Fullvoice Reborn onto my computer last night, since learning about Symbolic links i've created a Visual Novels Folder in Program Files, ...
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Installing Emacs in custom directory (on OS X)

Fed up with emacs22 that came with Xcode, I set out to upgrade to emacs24. I do not want to overwrite the system defaults, and do not want to mess up with it either, so I tried to install emacs in a ...
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Standard Way to Update Path?

I recently installed Apache Maven on Mac OS X. apache-maven-3.0.4-bin.tar.gz I gunzipped this file to /Users/Downloads/apache-maven-3.0.4. Then, I updated my $PATH to include ...
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Secondary OS Installation “PATH” environment variable pointing to Primary OS location

I recently installed a secondary OS Windows Server 2008 R2 std. edition on my PC which is having Windows7 Professorial edition as the primary OS. Now the problem is, if I execute "PATH" command in ...
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Where has the Ubuntu software centre installed boost to?

I've used the ubuntu software centre to install libboost1.40-dev. But I've not got a clue as to where it's been put. I'm not great with *nix, so I'm not sure where it would go normally, and there seem ...
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How do I do the Mac equivalent of adding something to the Windows path environment variable? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where does $PATH get set in OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard? I need to get a command line program working on my Mac, I have downloaded the executable binaries... not even quite ...