xdg-user-dir Man page

XDG-USER-DIR(1) User Commands XDG-USER-DIR(1)

NAME

xdg-user-dir – Find an XDG user dir

SYNOPSIS

xdg-user-dir [NAME]

DESCRIPTION

xdg-user-dir looks up the current path for one of the special XDG user
dirs.

This command expects the name of an XDG user dir as argument. The
possible names are:
DESKTOP
DOWNLOAD
TEMPLATES
PUBLICSHARE
DOCUMENTS
MUSIC
PICTURES
VIDEOS

FILES
The values are looked up in the user-dirs.dir file. This file is
created by the xdg-user-dirs-update utility.

ENVIRONMENT
The XDG_CONFIG_HOME environment variable determines where the
user-dirs.dirs file is located.

SEE ALSO

xdg-user-dirs-update(1)

XDG XDG-USER-DIR(1)