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navat venu
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Joined: May 14, 2006
Posts: 66
Hi all,

How to create a soft link (link file)from one directory pointing to other directory in UNIX?

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Gerardo Tasistro
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Joined: Feb 08, 2005
Posts: 362
You mean a symbolic link?

ln command:
ln [-fhinsv] source_file [target_file]


ln -s source_file [target_file]

-s Create a symbolic link.
I agree. Here's the link:
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