Resolved Lost path to home folder :/

Discussion in 'macOS' started by sOwL, Dec 22, 2015.

  1. sOwL macrumors 6502

    sOwL

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    Hey guys, long time no see :) I ran into an embarrassing problem today and I could use your help.

    Using Workgroup Manager, a free Apple tool for servers, I accidentally removed the path to the home folder for the local user. After rebooting everything has turned into default and I'm getting errors that the home folder could not be found. I tried going back into the program but it will crash, while clicking the "advanced options" menu for the user account does nothing.

    The user folder is still there, is there a way to put the correct path again? Perhaps via terminal? I have found some commands so far but they all require the old path too, and in my situation there is none.
     
  2. sOwL thread starter macrumors 6502

    sOwL

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    Meh, I actually sorted it out myself. I logged into root and renamed my user folder then created another account with the same name and it all worked :)
     

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