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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I know how to create a symlink but I am getting an error message that the file already exists. Also, my symlink doesn't point from target directory to the path correctly,
Here is an example of the path to my folder structure
path: cd /wkspce/wff/DEV/jobs/DEL
the folder structure is:
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Discussion started by: dellanicholson
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i would like to remove a directory and also symlink target inside.
-- file1 -> /targetpath/file1
-- file2 -> /targetpath/file2
rm -rf my_directory will not remove symlink target.
rm -rf "`readlink -f file1`" will only remove target if specifying the symlink is specified
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Discussion started by: lsy
Is there any way to create a symlink that will point to last 1000 line of a log file. My symlink will always point to "tail -1000 logfile".
This can be achieved by writing a script and scheduling with high frequency, but I am looking for some other alternatives.
Please let me know... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: sussus2326
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hello. I am working on creating a script to recursively run on my media collection. The goal is to recreate the folder structure, but with slight changes in the folder names based on my rules. The folders will also include the .jpg & .mkv files, renamed according to a similar set of rules.
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Discussion started by: Davinator
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I got a little problem, I made a few modifications to the code of the launch script of a testing server(minecraft) and now updating is broken aswell as the automatic directory creation.
These Lines somehow create an endless symlink that refers to itself and I don't know how to fix... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Xaymar
I want to create a symlink on a link file, i mean, there is a file which is actually a symlink of some version. Now i want to create one more symlink on that link file.
EX: there is a file:
uat -> version
prod -> version
Now i want to create one more link on these 'uat' and... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: raghu.iv85
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
After a few hours of frustration because I didn't understand why my symlinks are destroyed i just found out that sed -i will destroy symlinks.
I searched but i didn't found any good solution for this.
Is there any way to overcome this ? On my ubuntu server sed version is 4.1.5
edit: Sorry... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: ktm
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a folder<abc> under /root folder. I want to create a symlink such that when i click on folder<abc> under root, should display my home folder (home/krish).
Immediate inputs appreciated..... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rama.honge
I have created symlink under /.
It is /latest Pointing to /home/users/neel_prog_V1.0.
(Note: I have created this symlink so that when version get changed I will need to change only symlink instead of doing changes in /etc/exports.)
I have shared this symlink with NFS. in /etc/exports I... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: neel.gurjar