ONE COMMAND A DAY
April 25, 2009 Leave a comment
This command is used to create links to a files.Make links between files.
ln [-f] [-n] [-s] existingfile newname
|-f||Link files without questioning the user, even if the mode of target forbids writing. This is the default if the standard input is not a terminal.|
|-n||Does not overwrite existing files.|
|-s||Makes it so that it does not create a symbolic link existingfile – The file that you want to create a new link.|
|existingfile||Specifies file(s) that you want to create a link to.|
|newname||The new name of the file.|
|directory||The directory were you want the new link.
ln -s file1 file2
Creates a symbolic link to file1 with the name of the file2.