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> Where in the ubuntu directory structure is the best or correct place to locate images, texts, sound and video files? Should all different types of files be in the same directory?
 
  Here is my method.  Hope this will be some help.  Ubuntu or not,
 
this should work for all UNIX / Linux, even Microsoft.  (Toot my hone,
 
I use Debian Stable (Etch).
 
  
/srv
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== Method 1 ==
    I store all my server files in /srv, including web and Samba.  This
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Here is my method.  Hope this will be some help.  This should work for all UNIX / Linux.  In Microsoft you could create a \srv folder.
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'''/srv''' - I store all my server files in /srv, including web and Samba.  This
 
is the standard UNIX directory for server files.
 
is the standard UNIX directory for server files.
  
/srv/Genealogy/  or
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'''/srv/Genealogy/'''   or
/srv/Samba/Genealogy/  or
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/srv/Samba/Family/Genealogy/  or
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'''/srv/Samba/Genealogy/'''   or
  If you use a samba file share, you may want to use something like the
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second one.  I use the third one, which has a file share of Family.
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  This is the structure of /srv/Genealogy:
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'''/srv/Samba/Family/Genealogy/'''  - If you use a samba file share, you may want to use something like the second one.  I use the third one, which has a file share of Family.
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''This is the structure of /srv/Genealogy:''
  
./Books_Published/  All books that I have published, such as "Perkins
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./Books_Published/  All books that I have published, such as "Perkins Family History".
Family History".
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./Books_In_Process/  Current book that I am working on.
 
./Books_In_Process/  Current book that I am working on.
   
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  ./Doc/  This is the big one where I store all the Media files.
./Doc/  This is the big one where I store all the Media files.
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./Doc/Book_xxxxx/  I have stored documents such as birth certificated in
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./Doc/Book_xxxxx/  I have stored documents such as birth certificated in a three ring binder.  These are enclosed in acid free clear sleeves.  The "xxxxx" = the name of the binder.
a three ring binder.  These are enclosed in acid free clear sleeves.   
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The "xxxxx" = the name of the binder.
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./Doc/Book_xxxxx/001-xxxx.jpeg  These are the graphics from the book.  
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./Doc/Book_xxxxx/001-xxxx.jpeg  These are the graphics from the book. the first three is the page number of the sleeve.  Then a title.  This title is the same as I use for the Media title.  Hence path is ../Doc/Book_1/031-Birth_Record_Perkins_Gerald.png and Media Title is Birth Record Perkins, Gerald Dana
the first three is the page number of the sleeve.  Then a title.  This
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title is the same as I use for the Media title.  Hence path is
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../Doc/Book_1/031-Birth_Record_Perkins_Gerald.png and Media Title is
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Birth Record Perkins, Gerald Dana
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./Doc/Census/  path is
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./Doc/Census/  path is ../Doc/Census/california-humboldt-south_fork_township-1920-69-1b.jpegTitle is Census USA, California, Humboldt, South Fork Township 1920 69 p. 1B
../Doc/Census/california-humboldt-south_fork_township-1920-69-1b.jpeg
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Title is Census USA, California, Humboldt, South Fork Township 1920 69 p. 1B
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./Doc/Head_Shot/  Where I keep an individuals head shot.  This is
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./Doc/Head_Shot/  Where I keep an individuals head shot.  This is placed in People > Person > Gallery
placed in People > Person > Gallery
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./Doc/Indiana_Marriage_Collection_1800-1941/  Names of different
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./Doc/Indiana_Marriage_Collection_1800-1941/  Names of different collections.  Example shown.
collections.  Example shown.
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./Doc/Media_yyyy/    This is kind of my general catch all.  I know, not
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./Doc/Media_yyyy/    This is kind of my general catch all.  I know, not good.  It started to be so large that I started a new one every year.  Slowly I have moved some to there proper directories.
good.  It started to be so large that I started a new one every year.   
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Slowly I have moved some to there proper directories.
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./Doc/Military/    Example Registration_Perkins_C_Ray.jpeg
 
./Doc/Military/    Example Registration_Perkins_C_Ray.jpeg
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./Doc/Naturalization/    Example Helwig_Otto.jpeg
 
./Doc/Naturalization/    Example Helwig_Otto.jpeg
  
./Doc/Object/  These are photos of objects such as
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./Doc/Object/  These are photos of objects such as Military_POW_Tag_Helwig_Charles.jpeg
Military_POW_Tag_Helwig_Charles.jpeg
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./Doc/Ship_Manifest/  I have been working on the format here.  This is
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./Doc/Ship_Manifest/  I have been working on the format here.  This is a current example sm-philadelphia_rhynland-a-1901-06-16.jpeg
a current example sm-philadelphia_rhynland-a-1901-06-16.jpeg
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./Gramps/  The home of Gramps.
 
./Gramps/  The home of Gramps.
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./Miscellaneous/  Currently store blank Census forms and the like.
 
./Miscellaneous/  Currently store blank Census forms and the like.
  
./Need_To_Process/  Any new files, photos, etc that I need to process
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./Need_To_Process/  Any new files, photos, etc that I need to process into Gramps.  Kind of a holding area.
into Gramps.  Kind of a holding area.
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Revision as of 14:49, 21 July 2008

Method 1

Here is my method. Hope this will be some help. This should work for all UNIX / Linux. In Microsoft you could create a \srv folder.

/srv - I store all my server files in /srv, including web and Samba. This is the standard UNIX directory for server files.

/srv/Genealogy/ or

/srv/Samba/Genealogy/ or

/srv/Samba/Family/Genealogy/ - If you use a samba file share, you may want to use something like the second one. I use the third one, which has a file share of Family. This is the structure of /srv/Genealogy:

./Books_Published/ All books that I have published, such as "Perkins Family History".

./Books_In_Process/ Current book that I am working on.

./Doc/   This is the big one where I store all the Media files.

./Doc/Book_xxxxx/ I have stored documents such as birth certificated in a three ring binder. These are enclosed in acid free clear sleeves. The "xxxxx" = the name of the binder.

./Doc/Book_xxxxx/001-xxxx.jpeg These are the graphics from the book. the first three is the page number of the sleeve. Then a title. This title is the same as I use for the Media title. Hence path is ../Doc/Book_1/031-Birth_Record_Perkins_Gerald.png and Media Title is Birth Record Perkins, Gerald Dana

./Doc/Census/ path is ../Doc/Census/california-humboldt-south_fork_township-1920-69-1b.jpeg. Title is Census USA, California, Humboldt, South Fork Township 1920 69 p. 1B

./Doc/Head_Shot/ Where I keep an individuals head shot. This is placed in People > Person > Gallery

./Doc/Indiana_Marriage_Collection_1800-1941/ Names of different collections. Example shown.

./Doc/Media_yyyy/ This is kind of my general catch all. I know, not good. It started to be so large that I started a new one every year. Slowly I have moved some to there proper directories.

./Doc/Military/ Example Registration_Perkins_C_Ray.jpeg

./Doc/Naturalization/ Example Helwig_Otto.jpeg

./Doc/Object/ These are photos of objects such as Military_POW_Tag_Helwig_Charles.jpeg

./Doc/Ship_Manifest/ I have been working on the format here. This is a current example sm-philadelphia_rhynland-a-1901-06-16.jpeg

./Gramps/ The home of Gramps.

./Miscellaneous/ Currently store blank Census forms and the like.

./Need_To_Process/ Any new files, photos, etc that I need to process into Gramps. Kind of a holding area.