[emacs-berlin] Changed user name - emacs can't find .emacs.d
hlolli at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 16:24:56 UTC 2023
you could set
(setq user-emacs-directory "/new/path")
from the new account .emacs.d folder, but Im not sure if it will load the
path, worth trying
On Tue, 24 Jan 2023 at 16:30, Asalle <asalle.kim at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all!
> I changed my username via `usermod -l newname oldname` and I also changed
> my home folder name accordingly. However, now when I start emacs, it says
> `/home/oldname/.emacs.d does not exist. Create it?`. I removed the whole
> `/home/newname/.emacs.d/.cache` folder. And I tried to find any env vars
> that contain `/home/oldname` via `apropos-value` - couldn't find anything
> that stands out.
> How do I make it work with my new username without removing the whole
> Best regards,
> emacs-berlin mailing list
> emacs-berlin at emacs-berlin.org
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