Difference between revisions of "Gramps 4.0 Wiki Manual - User Directory"

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This is true for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bsd BSD], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux Linux], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solaris_(operating_system) Solaris], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unix Unix] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac_OS_X OS-X].
 
This is true for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bsd BSD], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux Linux], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solaris_(operating_system) Solaris], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unix Unix] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac_OS_X OS-X].
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On Macs, filenames starting with "." do not show up in Finder. To make access to the Gramps user directory easy, open a terminal window with Finder-Applications-Utilities-Terminal and type there
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ln -s .gramps gramps_user_directory
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which will allow Finder to show the contents.
  
 
The default location for an installation on a Windows system is  
 
The default location for an installation on a Windows system is  

Revision as of 00:44, 31 July 2009

The location of your GRAMPS user directory depends on the operating system you are using and how you have set up your computer. In the table below <~username> should be replaced by the name you use to log in to your computer.

The default location for an installation of GRAMPS in a POSIX-style environment is:

/home/<~username>/.gramps

This is true for BSD, Linux, Solaris, Unix and OS-X.

On Macs, filenames starting with "." do not show up in Finder. To make access to the Gramps user directory easy, open a terminal window with Finder-Applications-Utilities-Terminal and type there

ln -s .gramps gramps_user_directory

which will allow Finder to show the contents.

The default location for an installation on a Windows system is

C:\Documents and Settings\<~username>\.gramps