What is the Home Directory known also as the user directory ?


The home directory is a special directory where all documents for a user or application are supposed to be stored.

Application may also have a directory called home which is the directory the application is installed.

Example of User Home

The value is dependent of the operating system.

Distribution Home Path
Wsl Ubuntu 20.04 \\wsl$\Ubuntu-20.04\home\username
Linux /home/username
Windows C:\Users\username

How to get the Home Directory Path ?

The value of the home directory for a user is to be found in the Home environment variable.

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