Commandline101: Creating Symbolic Links

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How to create symbolic links from the command line. Making shortcuts to the files you use most can make your life easier.

Download in .ogv format


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Dont forget the '-s'

Anonymous's picture

Make sure you enter 'ln -s ...' or else you'll make a hard link. It's very different from a symlink and probably not what you wanted.


waparmley's picture

Shawn, the MDF backdrop is kinda cheap looking -- you clearly need a bigger budget! Well, now that the economy has recovered* that should not be a problem.


Thanks for another great video tip.

*Don't blame me, see Shawn's blog.