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Create a symlink

How to create a symlink on Linux Server :

Command :

ln -s <destination> <linkname>

If the desired link filename is the same as the destination’s filename, and the current working directory is the desired location for the link, then you only need:

ln -s <destination>

If you are trying to create a link to a directory?

I’ve got a directory called /usr/local/test/installed. In this dir there is the sub-dir “spf-2.3.4”
I want to create a link in “/usr/local/test/installed” called “spf” to “spf-2.3.4.”

cd  /usr/local/test/installed
ln -s  spf-2.3.4  spf

The syntax is the same whether the link is to a file or a directory.

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Just Leave Linux to Us
Is maintaining your Linux server keeping your team bogged down? Alleviate unnecessary stress with one of Hivelocity’s Linux Managed Services plans. With reboots, monitoring, updates, and more, your team can rest easy knowing your hardware and OS are in the hands of hosting experts.

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