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Could someone please tell me how to tell the installer what my home directory is?

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please specify the installer (what program are you trying to install) /?? –  user91632 Oct 1 '12 at 14:37
    
by the way your home directory is /home/yourUserName or ~ –  user91632 Oct 1 '12 at 14:38
    
thank you for the quick response! I have compiled the super nintendo emulator,bsnes.after running make,it compiled and then i tried running sudo make install.I believe the installer is g++-4.6 –  DNice Oct 1 '12 at 14:43
    
Where exactly do i set my home directory? –  DNice Oct 1 '12 at 14:50
    
Your home directory is set in /etc/passwd. There's usually no reason to change it. Maybe you could write a little bit more about what problem you are trying to solve. –  Florian Diesch Oct 1 '12 at 15:15
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You can download the bsnes .deb package here: http://www.playdeb.net/software/bsnes It contains the latest version for Ubuntu 10.10, 11.04. 11.10 and 12.04. Install the right one for your system.

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