2.4.1. Your home directory#
The following directories will be present in your home directory by default: Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures, Public, Templates, and Videos.
The complete (or absolute) path to your home
directory will be of the form
user is your username on the system.
HOME environment variable will automatically be
set to the complete path to your home directory in the
Hence, you can substitute
in your commands or scripts.