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Soft link,Hard link brief explanation (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: RAJU KAVATI
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a file with more than 1 layers of soft links for it. For ex.
ls -la .profile
.profile@ -> /home/act/.profile_abc
/home/act/.profile_abc@ -> .profile_final
I want to get the name of the last file (i.e. .profile_final) when I refer to .profile using shell script. I... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: deo_kaustubh
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I've just started using UNIX in a Linux vmplayer. I'm trying to run the command:
ln -s `pwd`/$1 `python -c "from distutils.sysconfig import get_python_lib; print get_python_lib()"`/$1
in a script from an online tutorial, but I keep getting an error message:
ln: creating symbolic link... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: ChipT
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I have scoured the entire forum for this but to no avail unfortunately. Basically, I would like to remove my symbolic link from my folder name i.e.
foldername -> /a/b/c/d/f
where f is indeed a folder. I have tried rmdir but this does not work and in actual fact deletes the... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: cyberfrog
I want to create a link using ln -s for a directory that does not exist on the box.
How do I do that?
I had some files from Box A directory /d1/u01 and I copied the files across to another Box lets say Box B on directory /d2/u02.
Now I want a link so that this path /d1/u01... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Phuti
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lets consider 2 directories test1 and test2. I want to link test2 to point to test1, how do u do this? (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Mr. Zer0
I am linking a directory as follows:
ln -sf /home/xxx/userid/real_files/* /home/xxx/userid/linked_files
This gives me symbolic links for all the files in the real_files directory in the linked_files directory. My question is, if I go and remove a file in the real_files directory and then go... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rcarnesiii
- we have copy (cp command) to do to save all the contents of a dty BUT we dont want to copy the files corresponding to symbolic links contained whithin this dty
- the box is a sun solaris one - and the cp commande do not say avything about that?
thanks for help
Jakez (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: JAKEZ
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Is there a limit to the number of symbolic links you can have?
I tried to vi the symbolic link relating to a file and got the following error:
"filename" Too many levels of symbolic links
There is only one symbolic link to one file in this case, but there are >2000 other links to... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Bab00shka
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how do i get the list of symbolic link names for a particular file programatically (4 Replies)
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