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# 1  
Old 04-30-2010
User's home directory

Hi,

By default user's home directory will be /home/$user.
I want to change it to /javauser/$user. How can I do it?

Thanks
Jeevan.
# 2  
Old 04-30-2010
Code:
#HOME=/javauser/$user

# 3  
Old 04-30-2010
Hi posix

in which file do I set the property?

Thanks
# 4  
Old 04-30-2010
/etc/passwd
# 5  
Old 04-30-2010
Code:
usermod --home /javauser/joe_user  -m  joe_user

run as root
# 6  
Old 05-05-2010
Thanks a lot, setting the home directory in the /etc/passwd file solves my problem.

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