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symbolic links
Within Linux, there’s more to links than just creating a shortcut to another location. Jack Wallen has details.

Understanding Linux Links

Linux is, without a doubt, one of the single most flexible operating system platforms on the planet. With the flagship open source ecosystem, there is almost nothing you cannot do. What makes Linux so flexible? The answer to that question will depend on your needs. Suffice it to say, the list of...
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The Beauty of Links on Unix Servers

Symbolic and hard links provide a way to avoid duplicating data on Unix/Linux systems, but the uses and restrictions vary depending on which kind of link you choose to use. Let's look at how links can be most useful, how you can find and identify them, and what you need to consider when setting...
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