When installing with DEB or RPM packages the binaries will be installed in the /usr/bin and the data directory will be set to /var/lib/algorand. It is advisable in these installs that you add the following export to your shell config files.
…Given the default data directory is /var/lib/algorand the above export variable command looks wrong.
shouldn’t it be export ALGORAND_DATA=/var/lib/algorand?
and NOT /home/user/var/lib/algorand (~/var/lib/algorand)
…and second question 2) …if I want to create a wallet for mainnet do I still need to create a private network as per: https://developer.algorand.org/docs/creating-new-wallet ?