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the home directory/folder is the "/home" folder off of root that contains user data

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home folder and its contents remain on the partition, after clean install for upgrade to Juno, but inaccessible

I wanted to upgrade from Loki to Juno, with a low bandwidth internet connection, and to save time and effort, etc. So, I tried to use the method from this link: Update from Loki to Juno stable? But, ...
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Is it possible to change the color of folders?

If you're in your home folder, you can right-click any of the folders and just under "Properties" are some colors. If you click one of the colors, it will highlight the text underneath that folder. ...
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How to get user home folder in Vala?

I am trying to make a Elementary OS app that I need to get user home folder. I tried GLib.Environment.get_home_dir () and Granite.Services.Paths.home_folder.get_path () but they both return null. What ...
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Opening file manager in Home folder as default [duplicate]

Is it possible to set the filemanager phanteon to open in the Home folder as default, instead of going to the last closed folder?
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change default folder names to the new language

i see double folders in home dir. one in english and one in greek my native language. english didnt get replaced?
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How to change password of /home folder encrypting?

When you just change your password the passkey isn't changing (Maybe, it's a bug?). So, how to change it?
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can't login in the login screen [duplicate]

I use elementary freya. 3.16.0-77-generic 14.04.1 ubuntu. when I installed my laptop, i used the coded home folder. so now I have the following problem; I can't login in the GUI. My laptop was ...
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How do I put applications on the home screen? [duplicate]

Someone said in a video that it's currently not supported but, is there a way to put applications on the home screen and not just the dock? Thanks! Trace
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Read data from an encrypted /home directory

I have changed my laptop's hard drive for a bigger one, and because the installation of elemmentary was corrupted somehow (didn't start the OS) Now when I mount the hard drive as an external drive, I ...
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What is the default home folder and bookmarks structure?

I accidentally messed up with the structure of my home folder and the bookmarks in the sidebar. Can someone please provide me with a screenshot how the default home folder structure and default folder ...
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Is there a way to install custom folder icons?

I have several folders in my home folder that are just plain blue icons, which I feel are a little out of place. Is there an icon theme or tweak I can use to improve the look of my home folder a ...