[ubuntu-uk] Symlink?

Tez binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Mar 6 16:19:00 GMT 2007


alan c 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?
>   
No, those links are just .desktop files[1] and are handled by the file 
manager.
I don't know if Konqueror can create symlinks graphically. That doesn't 
mean that it can't, just that I don't know if it can or not.

Tez

[1] Example of a Link to Location (URL) file, linking to your home dir:
[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Icon=folder
Type=Link
URL=$HOME





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