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Archived - Mac OS X 10.5: Home directory missing from Users folder

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Symptoms

Your Home folder may not appear in the Users folder in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. 

Resolution

Don't worry, your home directory has not been deleted. To resolve this issue:

  1. Open Terminal (in /Applications/Utilities)
  2. Type this command, followed by Return:

    chflags nohidden ~/

After the command completes, you should be able to view your Home in the Finder.

 

Last Modified: May 29, 2013
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