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xdg-user-dir(1) 			  User Commands 			  xdg-user-dir(1)

NAME
       xdg-user-dir - Get the path used for desktop user directory location.

SYNOPSIS
       xdg-user-dir DIR

DESCRIPTION
       xdg-user-dir  is a utility that extracts the location of the specified desktop user direc-
       tory from the file :

	   ${HOME}/.config/user-dirs.dirs

OPERANDS
       Valid desktop directories (DIR) are:

	       DESKTOP
	       DOWNLOAD
	       TEMPLATES
	       PUBLICSHARE
	       DOCUMENTS
	       MUSIC
	       PICTURES
	       VIDEOS

       If an invalid directory is requested ${HOME} is returned.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
       See environ(5) for descriptions of the following environment variables:

	   HOME.

       Other environment variable that are used are:

       XDG_CONFIG_HOME

	   Base directory for storge of XDG configuration files. Defaults to ${HOME}/.config

FILES
       The following files are used by this application:

       /usr/bin/xdg-user-dir

	   XDG Directory expansion utility.

       ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME}/user-dirs.dirs

	   Location of the user-specific configuration including the current list of  directories
	   and what they map to.

EXAMPLES
       Example 1: Location of user's documents directory

       % xdg-user-dir DOCUMENTS

       /home/user/Documents

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Availability		     |SUNWxdg-user-dirs 	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Interface stability	     |Uncommitted		   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       More information can be found at:

       http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/xdg-user-dirs

       xdg-user-dirs-update(1), xdg-user-dirs-gtk-update(1), attributes(5)

NOTES
       Written by Darren Kenny, Sun Microsystems Inc, 2008

SunOS 5.11				   03 Apr 2008				  xdg-user-dir(1)
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