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How to create linked files

31 Mar, 2011 - 1 minutes
A linked file is a file that contains a reference to another file or directory. There are two types on links soft and hard. A hard link can not access folders on a different volume, where as soft links can. Here’s how to create soft link files. ln -s source_file link_name ln -s /media/Gamma Gamma Links are removed if the source file is removed or has no other files pointing to it.