All of the paths in this article use an example home directory of /home/username. For the correct home directory path to replace this with you may check the Home Directory path listed in your cPanel under Account Information in the left hand side bar.
Once you have identified your correct home directory, simply replace /home/username with the correct directory path.
Here is a list of commonly used paths:
The webroot path is /home/username/public_html
The path to your email is /home/username/mail/domain.tld/user's name/
The save session path is /home/username/tmp
The path to AWStats is /home/username/tmp/awstats
The path to cgi is /home/username/public_html/cgi-bin/
The path to Perl is /usr/local/bin/perl
The local path to Sendmail is /usr/sbin/sendmail
The path to PHP is /usr/local/bin/php
The path to PHP 5.5 on shared & reseller servers is /opt/php55/bin/php
The path to PHP 5.6 on shared & reseller servers is /opt/php56/bin/php
The path to MySQL is /var/lib/mysql
The path to Mysqldump is /usr/bin/mysqldump
The path to Pear is /usr/local/bin/pear
The path to Python is /usr/bin/python
The path to Python 2.7 is /usr/bin/python2.7
The path to openSSL is /usr/bin/openssl
The FTP root path is /home/username/ (only accessible if using the cPanel login)
The path to Aspell is /usr/bin/aspell
The local path to ImageMagick is /usr/bin/
The local path to convert with ImageMagick is one of the following...
The path to the GD2 include directory is /usr/include
The path to rsync is /usr/bin/rsync
Path to ghostscript is /usr/bin/ghostscript
Path to Exim logs is /var/log/exim_mainlog
Path to Alias files is /etc/valiases/
The path to PHPmyadmin is http://yourdomain.com:2082/3rdparty/phpMyAdmin/index.php
The path for sbin is /usr/sbin - but is not accessable.
The path for cgi-sys is /var/cpanel/cgi-sys
The path to Apache on a Linux server is /usr/local/apache
The path to Get is /usr/bin/GET
The path to LYNX is /usr/bin/lynx
The path to WGET is /usr/bin/wget
The path to CURL is /usr/bin/curl
The path to FFMPEG is /usr/bin/ffmpeg (requires VPS or dedicated server with FFMPEG installed)
Configuration file locations on Linux Dedicated Servers.