On my Mac, I always have 2 different partitions, one for installing the system
and the other one for my home directory. Today, I’ve just re-installed the whole
system and of course I have to specify the home path after the installation.
However, after changing the home directory, many of my applications cannot work
properly. I have checked and recognize that the
$HOME variable in the shell
now has a trailing slash (
/Volumes/tmtxt/ instead of
That was so annoying and took me hours to investigate. Finally I found the problem. It comes from one of my carelessness when I change the home directory location.
Yes, I typed the path manually… How stupid I was. Why not just use the
Choose button right next there :LOL:
Just change it to another folder, restart the computer and change back to the right home folder. Everything will be fixed automatically.