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homectl

Create, remove, change or inspect home directories using the systemd-homed service. More information: https://man.archlinux.org/man/homectl.1.

  • List user accounts and their associated home directories:

homectl list

  • Create a user account and their associated home directory:

sudo homectl create {{username}}

  • Remove a specific user and the associated home directory:

sudo homectl remove {{username}}

  • Change the password for a specific user:

sudo homectl passwd {{username}}

  • Run a shell or a command with access to a specific home directory:

sudo homectl with {{username}} -- {{command}} {{command_arguments}}

  • Lock or unlock a specific home directory:

sudo homectl {{lock|unlock}} {{username}}

  • Change the disk space assigned to a specific home directory to 100 GiB:

sudo homectl resize {{username}} {{100G}}

  • Display help:

homectl --help