Tag : Home Directory

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Home Directory is a file system directory on a multiuser operating system containing files for a given user of the system.

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All of user’s personal files and folders are stored in the home directory. The files present in a user’s home directory could be anything such as scripts, symlinks, raw data, configuration files, and the publich_html folder. A home directory is also known as a login directory.

A user’s home directory content is secured by file system permissions, and can be accessed by any authenticated users and administrators. Apart from them, even the users who are granted administrator privileges can access the home directories of other users.

In order to access the home directory in Linux through a command line cd~ is used.

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