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TongueTied 08-27-2003 05:43 AM

Symbolic links?
How can you tell if you have a symbolic link or not? Will one of the options for ls point it out?

slakmagik 08-27-2003 05:50 AM

ls -l shows

foo -> fooforreal

which indicates a symlink.

-- Oh, and 'file foo' will id symlinks or whatever else it may be, too.

-- And oh again - 'man ls' will explain all of 'ls's options. Man is one stop shopping for a lot of things.

TongueTied 08-27-2003 05:54 AM


slakmagik 08-27-2003 06:00 AM

Sure thing. And I just noticed the 1 post, 2 posts. Welcome to LQ. :)

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