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Old 10-20-2004, 06:31 PM   #1
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renaming or linking commands

Hello again world of fellow geeks!

My previous tread about getting my [d] back still needs resolve befor i can probably take this step but i want to get the research done first...agian...

i was wondering if there was a way to link commands for example...

in stead of typing [[ locate ] "this file"] or [[ slocate ] "that file"] you could maybe tell good old linux [[ fetch ] "this file"] or [[ probefor ] "that file"]

get what i mean?

i basicaly want to create some sort of symbolic link between the "newly created" [fetch] command and the [locate] or [slocate] commands using their data bases or new databases

NOTE... ive already created a fetch.db before my [d] key stoped working in the terminal

any suggestions would be great!
Old 10-24-2004, 06:24 AM   #2
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Try making a sympbolic link
ln -s /path/to/target name/of/symbolic/link
This is very much like the shortcuts in Windows.


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