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Is it normal that I can't create directories in /home partition as a normal user?
user@pc:/home$ mkdir test
mkdir: cannot create directory ‘test’: Permission denied
Is that normal?
Yes, it's expected, because your home is /home/user. /home is just the container for the home folders.
To be able to create a directory under the /home folder, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the commands below:
sudo mkdir <name>
Don't forget to change the ownership of the created folder of a normal user won't be able to access it.
sudo chown user:group newFolder
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