Linking Files: Hard Link vs. Soft Link?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Tue Apr 14 06:53:00 UTC 2009

Amichai Rotman wrote:
> Is there a way to create hard links with a GUI? - I am using KDE 3.5.10.

I don't know how to do so in KDE.  But there's no conceptual reason a
GUI couldn't do this.

> Is it possible to create a hard link to a directory somehow? 

Not on modern GNU/Linux.  Wikipedia
( using Arch Technica as a
source(, says Mac
OS X supports this, but I haven't tested.

Matt Flaschen

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