Examples of using the ln command

To link files in the same directory:

   ln notes circular

This creates a link circular to the file notes in the current working directory.

To make several links to a file in different directories:

   ln part1.txt ../helpdata/sect1 /public/helpdoc/part1

This links part1.txt to ../helpdata/sect1 and /public/helpdoc/part1.

To use ln together with special pattern matching characters:

   ln project/*.xdh $PWD

This links all the files with the extension ".xdh" in the sub-directory project to the current directory.

The value of the environment variable PWD is used instead of giving the path to the current directory.

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