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Old 10-14-2004, 12:09 PM   #1
Deiota
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Question Alias for a Mount Folder / Partition


Hello!
I'm new at Linux OS and I'm running Fedora Core 2 distribuition.
I've just mounted my FAT32 partition and I wanted to make some kind of alias to my docs folder and partition, so I don't have to write /mnt/data/Folder_name all the time I want to acess to my docs. I wanted to create a alias so when I write docs it goes to /mnt/data/Folder_name.
How do I do that?
Best regards,

Andrea Oliveira
 
Old 10-14-2004, 01:41 PM   #2
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i cannot get "alias" thing. do u mean shortcut?
so why dont u crate a shorcut to /mnt/data/Folder_name on your destop?
$ln -s /mnt/data/Folder_name ~/Destop/Folder_name
so u can reach there easyly.
 
Old 10-14-2004, 03:46 PM   #3
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hello!
When I try to do that it says Operation not permited (i'm as root),~
 
Old 10-15-2004, 04:43 AM   #4
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it works here as root or as a user. it is FC2 too. i use gnome as desktop manager
 
Old 10-15-2004, 06:19 AM   #5
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Hello!
I just did it.
As root, at ~user's home, I did ln -s /mnt/data/folder folder and I just did it.
I guess the problem was I was doing it as root as ~root's home.

Thank you anyway.
 
Old 10-15-2004, 07:21 AM   #6
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yep u r right about "~". it points the home directory of current user.
 
  


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