3 Answered Questions for the topic symlink

Symlink Linux File

05/14/19

Remove a symlink to a directory?

I have a symlink to an important directory. I want to get rid of that symlink, while keeping the directory behind it. I tried `rm` and get back `rm: cannot remove 'foo'`. I tried `rmdir` and got... more
Symlink Linux

04/22/19

How to symlink a file in Linux?

I want to make a symbolic link in Linux. I have written this bash command where the first path is the folder I want link into and the second path is the compiled source. ln -s... more
Symlink Unix Hardlink

03/18/19

What is the difference between a symbolic link and a hard link?

Recently I was asked this during a job interview. I was honest and said I knew how a symbolic link behaves and how to create one, but do not understand the use of a hard link and how it differs... more

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