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How can I create a hard link to a file, then rename the hard link to a different name? (2 Replies)
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2. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Please move this if I chose the wrong forum category. This question pertains to Unix and Linux I believe. I google the difference between hard and symbolic/soft links and I understand the difference. What I am trying to find is a real example of a hard link being used in a Operating... (11 Replies)
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How can i match if a file is an hard link or not? (6 Replies)
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Please help me out to find out difference between a hard link and a soft link.
I am new in unix plz help me with some example commands ( for creating such links).
S.Kamakshi :) (2 Replies)
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5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
PLease let me know the usage of Hard Link vs Soft Link
i.e what is the basic difference and what happens when one file is changed or deleted in both the cases???
thanks (3 Replies)
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6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
how y'all doin
well i have some questions about symbolic link and hard link
hope some one answer me
i open terminal and join as root
and i wrote ln -s blah blah
then i wrote ls
i see red file called blah blah
but didn't understand what is this can some one explain and... (2 Replies)
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7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Can any one please explain me what is the difference between hard link and soft link in UNIX.
Thanks in advance
Raja Chokalingam. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: RAJACHOKALINGAM
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Is it possible to have a hard link across partitions....
I need to take a data from one partition and write to to another partitions..If any modification of file done in Partition 1 ,it should be immediately reflected in partition2..I came to know hard link might work.... Is there... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: deep
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Someone asked me a question today about the difference between a hard link and a soft link. That got me thinking and maybe someone can answer.
Why would I ever use a hard link if I can use a soft link instead? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: dangral
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I'd like to know the differences between hard links and soft links. I've already read the ln manpage, but i'm not quite sure of what i understood.
Does a hard link sort of copy the file to a new name, give it the same inode number and same rights?
What exactly should I do to do this:... (3 Replies)
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