rename home directory

Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knugum at
Mon Mar 12 20:58:05 UTC 2012

2012/3/12 Alexander Skwar (ML) <alexanders.mailinglists+nospam at>:
> Am 12.03.2012 14:31, schrieb Saikat Saha:
>> Hi,
>> i want to rename "/Home/username" this folder only.
> usermod -d
> from man usermod:
>       -d, --home HOME_DIR
>           The user's new login directory.
>           If the -m option is given, the contents of the current home
>           directory will be moved to the new home directory, which is
> created
>           if it does not already exist.
> But, as I said, it might not work so well, because of applications,
> which store path names in their configuration files.

And reinstalling those won't help? Or at least uninstalling and then
installing again?

I suppose that sed in some kind of loop could solve the problem
otherwise, couldn't it?

Kind regards

Johnny Rosenberg
> Alexander

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