Linux Administration/Devices and Filesystems/Links

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This lesson covers links.

Objectives and Skills[edit | edit source]

Objectives and skills for the links portion of Linux+ certification include:[1]

  • Create and change hard and symbolic links
    • Create links
    • Identify hard and/or soft links
    • Copying versus linking files
    • Use links to support system administration tasks
    • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
      • ln
      • ls

Readings[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia: Hard link
  2. Wikipedia: Symbolic link

Multimedia[edit | edit source]

Activities[edit | edit source]

  1. Complete the tutorial IBM: Learn Linux, 101: Create and change hard and symbolic links

Lesson Summary[edit | edit source]

Key Terms[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]