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What is the difference between a soft link and a hard link?

In Linux, there are two types of links that can be put on a given file, a hard link and a soft link. When a file is created it actually is a pointer to an inode. 375 more words


Q97: Unix/Linux file permissions

Question #97: In linux, file permissions to any file can be of the following form:

(r w x) – (r w x) – (r w x) 114 more words

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