File::HomeDir::FreeDesktop(3) Find your home and other directories on Unix


This module provides implementations for determining common user directories. In normal usage this module will always be used via File::HomeDir.


use File::HomeDir;

# Find directories for the current user
$home = File::HomeDir->my_home; # /home/mylogin
$desktop = File::HomeDir->my_desktop;
$docs = File::HomeDir->my_documents;
$music = File::HomeDir->my_music;
$pics = File::HomeDir->my_pictures;
$videos = File::HomeDir->my_videos;
$data = File::HomeDir->my_data;


Jerome Quelin <[email protected]<gt>

Adam Kennedy <[email protected]>


Copyright 2009 - 2011 Jerome Quelin.

Some parts copyright 2010 Adam Kennedy.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.