link (1)

Quick Reference

Create a hard link to an existing file. For more options, see the ln command.

  • Create a hard link from a new file to an existing file:

link {{path/to/existing_file}} {{path/to/new_file}}

NAME

link - call the link function to create a link to a file

SYNOPSIS

link FILE1 FILE2
 
link OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Call the link function to create a link named FILE2 to an existing FILE1.
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

AUTHOR

Written by Michael Stone.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
 
Report link translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

SEE ALSO

link(2)
Full documentation at: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/link>
 
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) link invocation'

Information

Source
Coreutils
OS/version
GNU coreutils 8.29.13-0a854
Source updated
December 2, 2018
Page created
February 9, 2018
Page generated
December 2, 2018