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The only solution that worked for me was the following command: sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.loginwindow SHOWOTHERUSERS_MANAGED -bool FALSE
You don’t need move anything from Mail folders, it will import from them just fine,
I am wondering if you take the actual mail files out of your ~/Library folder (drop them on the desktop) and then re-create your mail account(s), username, passwords, servers and the like you should then be able to import those files sitting on your desktop into the new accounts you just recreated. It certainly won't answer the question what happened but ...
Check that the account is set to the Home folder you think it ought to be... System Prefs > Users & Groups > [unlock] > Right click your account & select Advanced... Make sure the Home directory is as it should be. Don't change anything else. Add a comment if that doesn't fix it.
There should not be a link like that. If you truly have a hard link, that's something that's a bit self-referential, snake eating it's own tail recursion, so I'd make sure you have a backup if you're not sure you're deleting the correct link. From your listing - the link count is 1 so it's probably a sym link and not even a hard link - which means it's ...
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