Doubt with shared libraries files

Florian Diesch diesch at
Sat Mar 24 01:03:27 UTC 2007

Robe <robe at> wrote:

> Why the file "/usr/lib/" has in its properties the type "link
> to shared library". It isn't a shared library?
> What's exactly a "link to a shared library"?

A link is a special kind of file that doesn't contain real data but
just points to another file.


More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list