eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 12:20:34 GMT 2007
i'm not sure (I don't use KDE), but an easy way to check is to create
one and then open a terminal and run:
ls -l ~/Desktop
A symlink will show up as a oddly-coloured filename with a -> symbol
showing the original file it points to.
You create a symlink in the terminal with:
ln -s original linked-file-name
ln -s ~/test.txt ~/Desktop/test.txt
That would create a symlink on my desktop to a "test.txt" in my home directory.
I'm doing this blind, on Windows at work, so I may have some of the
On 3/5/07, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
> I am in the foothills of links.
> In KDE, say, on the desktop, a right click produces a context menu
> which includes
> Create new:
> link to location (URL)
> link to application
> link to device
> Are any of these a symlink?
> alan cocks
> Kubuntu user#10391
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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