There are three used paths:
- The user path: files are loaded from there and files can be saved there
- The global path, called "path_share": files are loaded from there
- The current path: usually it's your home folder
If you use the minetest ppa, this path is ~/.minetest/.
Else if you use a self compiled minetest with "run in place", the user path is the global path.
If you use the minetest ppa, this path is /usr/share/minetest/.
Else if you use a self compiled minetest with "run in place", it is the path where minetest program is at ./bin/minetest.
minetest/ ├── builtin/ ├── client/ ├── fonts/ ├── games/ │ ├── minetest_game/ │ └── minimal/ ├── locale/ ├── testsounds/ └── textures/ └── base/ └── pack/
If you run minetest in a terminal, the current path is the path where you were starting minetest.
Else if you don't run it via a terminal, if you start it in the startmenu of your os, the path is ~/, else (self compiled) it is the place where idk
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