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Old August 23rd, 2013, 01:08 PM   #804 (permalink)
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*I* never, ever, ever set up users to have their own ~/downloads or ~/Downloads directory. So those never exist on computers I set up. But they *DO* have a downloads location! As I've said, mine go in /data/downloads
Why? My downloads directory is currently at ~/Downloads but most of the files there get moved anyway
For global access. Any user can access files in /data/downloads. Any user can also choose NOT to download there, for example if they're downloading something they wouldn't want others to have access to. But since most downloads are things like software packages, updates, etc., it makes sense to let all users easily access them.
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