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.
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; $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 <email@example.com<gt>
Adam Kennedy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.