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Old 12-05-2009, 04:43 AM   #1
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How to create symbolic link?


I want to create a symbolic link from:

/opt/oss to /opt/oss-4.3/oss-ps

How can I do that?
 
Old 12-05-2009, 04:45 AM   #2
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Hello,

Code:
man ln
will tell you all you need to know.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
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Got it:
Code:
ln -s target link_name
ln -s /opt/oss /opt/oss-4.3/oss-ps
is the correct Right?
 
Old 12-05-2009, 04:57 AM   #4
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Hi,

If /opt/oss is your target then yes. But I'm assuming it has to be the other way around.

You want to create a link in the directory /opt called oss I imagine and that points to /opt/oss-4.3/oss-ps, right?

So it should be:
Code:
ln -s /opt/oss-4.3/oss-ps /opt/oss
That will created a link under /opt named oss and pointing to /opt/oss-4.3/oss-ps. You can check by typing:
Code:
ls -al /opt
If you have color option enabled the link will be in a light blue color. If no enabled it will show like this:
Code:
oss -> /opt/oss-4.3/oss-ps
Kind regards,

Eric
 
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Old 12-05-2009, 05:15 AM   #5
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Thanks Eric,

ln -s /opt/oss-4.3/oss-ps /opt/oss

was the one to point oss-4.3 to oss
and the one I needed.

Thnx
 
  


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