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Old 08-18-2004, 02:31 PM   #1
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Squiggles


K, i know this is a dumb question but when some one says "create a folder called ~/.icons/default " whats the squiggle for at the begining?
 
Old 08-18-2004, 02:34 PM   #2
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The ~ symbol is shorthand for /home/username - it saves a bit of typing and Linux recognises it as such. It only works for the logged in user, you can't use it as shorthand for everyone else unless you log in as that user.
 
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