Linux links

  • Symbolic links: Symbolic links are a type of file that points to another file, it can also be said that it is a new name associated with a file so it is possible for a single file to have several names, in each of them it is They will reflect the changes that the original file has.
  • Hard links: A hard link is a new name associated with a file. This new file will receive all the updates that are generated in the original file, so its content will be identical.

Differences between a symbolic link and a hard link

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