Porter Doran thinks this is interesting: ~ name From Filename Metacharacters from Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Arnold Robbins, Robert Love, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. Released: September 2009 Note There should be no space, i.e., it should read “~name”. Share this highlight http://www.safaribooksonline.com/a/linux-in-a/2585757/ Twitter Facebook Google Plus Email Get Instant Access Now Start a Free Trial Learn about Safari for Business Have an account? Sign in. Minimise Unlock the rest of Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition and 30,000 other books and videos By clicking this box, you confirm that you have read and agree to the terms and conditions of our Membership Agreement, and you understand that when your trial period ends, you will be required to provide billing information if you wish to continue using the service. Unlock the rest of this book Start a Free 10-Day Trial loading Learn about Safari for Business Have an account? Sign in.