I had to change the admin user name of a new Macbook because his sons name kept showing up, Home Folder etc, So I used, 'sudo mv /Users/oldusername /Users/newusername' and Advanced Options in User account.

Now this has worked very well apart from iBooks! iBooks still has the 'oldusername' in it's path.

Don't know what I've done wrong!!!

sudo mv /Users/oldname/Library/Containers?com.apple.BKAgentService?Data?Documents?ibooks/books/ Users/newname/Library/Containers?com.apple.BKAgentService?Data?Documents?ibooks/books

Would this work ?, I am not very good with terminal.

Any help would be appreciated.


The command should be:

$sudo mv /Users/oldname/Library/Containers/com.apple.BKAgentService/Data/Documents/ibooks/books  /Users/newname/Library/Containers/com.apple.BKAgentService/Data/Documents/ibooks/books

This is assuming that there was not an existing user "newname" with it's own uid. Then you may run into permissions problems.

Hope this helps!

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