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Old 09-09-2003, 05:34 AM   #1
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How to create a Symbolic Link?


I ahve to create a Symbolic Link but don't know about the command which can do this?
 
Old 09-09-2003, 06:01 AM   #2
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r:symlink

Hi,
can you use cp -s ......
or more easy you can create with mc (Midnight Commander)
Ciao,
ruddy
 
Old 09-09-2003, 07:36 AM   #3
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Also, see the man page for ln
 
Old 09-09-2003, 08:08 AM   #4
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ln -s path_from path_to
 
Old 09-09-2003, 11:08 AM   #5
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What is the difference between cp and ln although I have create link with ln command.

Secondly I want to view all the links created so what to do here?
 
Old 09-09-2003, 11:26 AM   #6
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issuing 'ls -l' should show you the link details
 
Old 09-09-2003, 11:41 AM   #7
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According to man -l is for long listing and -L for links but -L is not working in RH 7.2?
 
  


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