Symbolic links provides practical solutions file name or path related problems. Symbolic links will create same file or folder with different name and path. In some situations this may cause problem and we have to remove and delete symbolic link. List Symbolic Links We can start by listing existing links especially symbolic links with ls command like below. Symbolic links provide some redirect to the source file like symbolic link...
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Linux file systems provides different mechanism to make system administrators and applications developer’s life easier. Symbolic links are one of the mechanism. Symbolic links provides the flexibility to use single file in multiple places with multiple names. But at the end there is only single file and data which is pointed by all of these symbolic links. What is Symbolic Link For example we have a file name myprogram which is...
Linux stat command used to display files and file system information like permission, size etc. In this tutorial we will look various usage examples. Show File Information All information about a file can be get without providing any parameter. We will only provide the file name.
$ stat a.txt
As we can see from screenshot there is information about file name , size, blocks, inode, device, access,modify,change dates, user and group id...