File::HomeDir::FreeDesktop - Find your home and other directories on FreeDesktop.org Unix
This module provides implementations for determining common user directories. In normal usage this module will always be used via File::HomeDir.
This module can operate only when the command xdg-user-dir is available and executable, which is typically achieved by installed a package named xdg-user-dirs or similar.
One can find the latest spec at https://specifications.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/basedir-spec-latest.html.
# 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;
$config = File::HomeDir->my_config;
# Some undocumented ones, expect they don't work - use with caution
$download = File::HomeDir->my_download;
$publicshare = File::HomeDir->my_publicshare;
$templates = File::HomeDir->my_templates;
$cache = File::HomeDir->my_cache;
Jerome Quelin <firstname.lastname@example.org<gt>
Adam Kennedy <email@example.com>
File::HomeDir, File::HomeDir::Win32 (legacy)
Copyright 2009 - 2011 Jerome Quelin.
Some parts copyright 2010 Adam Kennedy.
Some parts copyright 2017 - 2020 Jens Rehsack
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.
To install File::HomeDir, copy and paste the appropriate command in to your terminal.
perl -MCPAN -e shell
For more information on module installation, please visit the detailed CPAN module installation guide.