I am currently trying to make my own texture pack for Minecraft, I keep looking for the BIN file on the folders but I can't find anything. I want to make my own texture pack but I can't seem to find it, or I can't even see any tutorials about it. First of all: What folder are the textures anyway? And also, how can I make my own texture pack?
It seems like at one point or another they moved a few things around. For Linux it should be in:
From there go into the folder labeled 1.6.2, and do what you need to with the jar.
Textures packs go into:
As for making your own texture pack I suggest you look at the one on the Minecaft Wiki. There is even a little section at the bottom that shows you how to package it (should work for most Linux Distributions).