I am trying to tar a directory structure. but unable to do due to a symbolic link. Please help
indomt@behpux $ tar -cvf test.tar /home/indomt
a /home/indomt symbolic link to /dxdv/03/ap1dm1
Can someone help create a symbolic link where I append my own string to the name of the link?
I have my code mounted as an sshfs in my home directory, but the hierarchy is difficult to remember, so I created a symlink in my home directory leading to that directory.
I am trying to make symbolic link:
ln -s /home/application /application
where /home/application is NFS mounted file. I got follwing error:
ln: creating symbolic link `application': No such file or directory even in su mode.
Quote:EDIT: the /home directory already exists. Can I make a symbolic link to/from a directory that already exists?In ... [by TrevorH]
I have a symbolic link to a file in one directory. I would like to have that same link in another directory. How do I copy a symbolic link?
I tried to cp the symbolic link but this copies the file it points to instead of the symbolic link itself.
Im trying to create a symbolic link for arachnophilia that I can place on my desktop.
I read about treads realted to this issue but they did not resovle issue given below.
Please help me resolve issue given below
I have html file under /srv/www/htdocs/actual_folder
and following link works
then I created symbolic link
ln -s actual_folder symbolic_
Say under directory /usr/local/boost_1_52_0/stage/lib, I have a symbolic link: libboost_timer.so, which points to the regular file libboost_timer.so.1.52.0 in the same directory.
How can I cp the symbolic links to directory /usr/local/lib while pointing to the same file /usr/local/boost_1_52_0/stage/lib/libboost_timer.so.1.52.0.
I have searched and tried several options.