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Hey there, so I'm setting up fedora 14, and I want to make a /downloads partition separate from home on one of my disks. What command do I use to link my /home/downloads default to this new partition? I'm thinking it's ln something, but I have no idea beyond that.
It would be likely /downloads/barjastb subfolder if that helps
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I think I understand what you're asking. You want to make a symlink for a folder outside of /home to your /home/downloads

Fill in the proper paths, but it's basically ln -s 'path of original folder' 'path of where you want it linked'
Code:
su -c 'ln -s /downloads/barjastb /home/downloads'
Same applies for files, just put the absolute path of the file, including the file itself, and then where you want the link to be.
Edited by esocid - 12/21/10 at 1:49pm
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