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Old 11-22-2014, 04:20 PM   #1
Tsurani
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Linuxzoo Tutorial 3


Hi, I was going through the tutorial's on Linuxzoo.net and am currently stumped on tutorial 3 question 8 soft link. Anytime I type in ln -s /home/demo/thismonth work/progs/mylink I only get the first of the 3 passed but if I remove the slash in front of home I get the first two right.

Anybody know how I can get pass this? Here is the link

http://linuxzoo.net/page/wildcards_tut3.html

Thanks!
 
Old 11-24-2014, 04:19 AM   #2
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Hi and welcome to LQ.
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ln -s /home/demo/thismonth work/progs/mylink
And in what directory are you when you issue this command?
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Old 11-24-2014, 09:09 AM   #3
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Hi,

Question 8 is about relative paths, like ../john/doc or Documents/lists.
/home/demo is a absolute path. So not valid in the context of the question.

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