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edward_h
29th November 2007, 03:51 PM
I have an application folder in my home directory with nothing inside it, exactly the same as the one on the main drive however it is just a blank folder called Applications. I am the only user using this computer (I believe it is for multiple user accounts) is it safe to delete it or perhaps create an alias linking to the real application folder on the non-user part of leopard?

purana
29th November 2007, 03:53 PM
Any chance of a screen grab, just so we can give the correct advised (without trying to determine it from your description). You know picture tells the full story in the correct context?

edward_h
29th November 2007, 04:26 PM
Thanks hopefully these are enough.

Home directory with application folder
http://img519.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picture1qs8.png

Inside that application folder
http://img519.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picture2ks3.png

Hard drive directory
http://img530.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picture3dn6.png

Inside that application folder
http://img153.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picture4tt1.png

Macyoshary
29th November 2007, 05:33 PM
AFAIK you can delete it. As you said it's for applications that you want on only your user.

TheWatchman
29th November 2007, 05:34 PM
Should be fine?

semaja2
29th November 2007, 05:49 PM
It was most likely created by Crossover

rickyd
29th November 2007, 05:49 PM
Yeah, probably an Install gone wrong from a dodgy developer...

Macyoshary
29th November 2007, 05:55 PM
I first noticed mine a few months ago. (Tiger
I don't have Crossover installed

Currawong
29th November 2007, 08:39 PM
I've noticed if you create an Applications folder inside your home folder it will get the Applications folder icon as the main one does. It can certainly be deleted. I actually set user Application folders up like this for a client who's machines needed to have multiple versions of applications in different languages. Different users were set up in different languages and would see the right versions of the applications they needed.