On my laptop, I can install an run snap applications just fine. However, I have an Ubuntu PC at my workplace where I can install the snap application but I can't run these applications. So far I found that on my laptop the home directory is /home/username but on my work PC it's pointing to /export/home/username. I think the issue is this weird path. But I am not sure.

When I run a snap application through the terminal, I get the following error. For example, running lepton

$ lepton cannot create user data directory: /export/home/username/snap/lepton/1: Read-only file system


You can bind mount custom home directory back to your regular directory (mount --bind /source /destination) and this should allow you to have the desired data layout and the ability to execute snaps.

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