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Chapter 2. Organizing Your Stuff > The Mac OS X Folder Structure

2.1. The Mac OS X Folder Structure

If you're used to older versions of the Mac OS, switching to Mac OS X means having to unlearn one deeply ingrained habit right away: double-clicking your hard drive icon to get started for the day.

If you do double-click that icon, you'll find folders called Applications, Library, and Users—folders you didn't put there. (If you upgraded an existing Mac to Mac OS X, you'll also see all your original hard drive folders nestled among them.)


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