I am using the following setup:
- macOS Sierra Version 10.12.6
- MacBook Pro (Retina 13″, 2013)
- 3 GHz Intel Core i7
- 8 GB RAM 1600 MHz DDR3
You need a command line tool to install diverse software tools. For this start first the application „Terminal“ and you should see the PROMPT like this:
The Name of my computer is „MyBookPro“ and I´m logged in as administrator. Now you have to check which $home directory you are using. Simply type „ls“ and press return.
MyBookPro:~ admin$ ls
You will see all folders in your $home . Something like this:
To double check, start your Finder application using you wonderful macOS Sierra user interface and click to . I created a folder DEVroot before to store all my development artifacts in, so I want to keep my system easy to understand and clean. Now you know which folder is your $home directory of the administrator.