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Re: Installation problems with home path and sshd
- From: Marc Girod <marc dot girod at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2011 04:31:28 -0800 (PST)
- Subject: Re: Installation problems with home path and sshd
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> 1. The home path was not created, there was nothing in the home directory.
> The mintty console opens in /cygdrive/c/Users/username/Desktop/FREENAS,
> which is merely the link to the icon used to open the console.
> I created a home user directory and now if I enter "cd ~/" I am in it.
> But mintty still opens in its own link directory.
Others may answer better than me, but... I think there are two sources for
the definition of home:
the HOME environment variable, and the entry in /etc/passwd.
I have myself:
uid=1000(marc) gid=513(None) groups=513(None),545(Users)
~> grep marc /etc/passwd
~> echo $HOME
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