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    Is Username Folder same as Home Folder?

    Hi is the home folder, (abbreviated as ~) the same as my username folder?

    so is this /home/henry/Documents that same as /henry/Documents?

    thanks

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    Re: Is Username Folder same as Home Folder?

    Yes, that's right.

    ~/ = /home/username = Home Folder

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    Re: Is Username Folder same as Home Folder?

    thanks

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    Re: Is Username Folder same as Home Folder?

    Quote Originally Posted by listerdl View Post
    Hi is the home folder, (abbreviated as ~) the same as my username folder?

    so is this /home/henry/Documents that same as /henry/Documents?

    thanks
    /home/henry/Documents is not the same as /henry/Documents. However, /home/henry/Documents is the same as ~/Documents.

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