rename home directory
ad44 at cityscape.co.uk
Mon Mar 12 20:25:43 UTC 2012
On Mon 12 Mar 2012 at 19:01:13 +0530, Saikat Saha wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 6:57 PM, Alexander Skwar (ML)
> <alexanders.mailinglists+nospam at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Am 12.03.2012 14:21, schrieb Saikat Saha:
> >> Hi,
> >> Can anybody tell me how to rename Home Directory in Ubuntu 11.04?
> > mv
> > or: usermod
> > But I would not recommend to do this. There might be just so many
> > applications installed with user configuration files in $HOME, which
> > have a full pathname in some configuration setting.
> > If you'd now change the $HOME directory for "user1" from /home/user1
> > to /home/1-user, these applications might have problems, as they
> > reference "/home/user1".
> i want to rename "/Home/username" this folder only.
Yes. You have said this twice. And it is the subject of your mail.
But it seems strange to want to do this so a reason might save people
from hunting in the dark.
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