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Old 07-01-2011, 01:49 AM   #1
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difference between hardlinks and soft links


Hi

whats the difference between hard links and soft links?
 
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Old 07-01-2011, 02:02 AM   #2
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Hello and Welcome to LinuxQuestions,

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Old 07-01-2011, 02:58 AM   #3
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As a quick answer I would tell you that a soft (or symbolic) link is like a short cut to a file, while a hard link is the path to the file. sort of
 
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how can i post new thread? this is first time i am using this forums..
 
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how can i post new thread? this is first time i am using this forums..
Perhaps by saying thank you to all who helped you here and then by clicking here: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...=newthread&f=8
 
Old 07-01-2011, 03:57 AM   #6
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You can always just start from the top again LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums
Or bookmark this: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/

 
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