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Old 02-17-2007, 10:21 PM   #1
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I don't understand this error

Cannot symlink /home/tux/.kde/share/apps/ktorrent/tor2/cache/__08.12.2006 The Billboard Hot 25 Hot Rap Tracks.pdf to /home/tux/.kde/share/apps/ktorrent/tor2/dnd/__08.12.2006 The Billboard Hot 25 Hot Rap Tracks.pdf: File exists
Old 02-17-2007, 10:31 PM   #2
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What did you type? It looks like you tried to symlink a file to itself.
Old 02-17-2007, 10:31 PM   #3
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Put quotes around the file names or change the spaces to another character. The spaces are causing your problems.
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Check /home/tux/.kde/share/apps/ktorrent/tor2/dnd/ - soes the file exist there? If it does, and you don't want it to, remove the file and redo the symlink.
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Slightly off the subject, but I would really avoid long file names like that. much better to have folders with part of the name, and then files with just enough info to tell one from another.
And--in Linux--it's best to get in the habit of making file names with no spaces----after all, that is why god invented the _ key....


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