I don’t know if it’s good or bad, but I like when the files I’m working with are in the working directory (so instead of using pathnames to my files I can just type filename or ./filename). But to avoid copying data and wasting space, symbolic links are the way to go. The command for that is: _ln -s target_file symlink, where -s stands for “symbolic” (just ln would create a hard link)

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Riinu Ots

if it aint broke, you’re outdated

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Edinburgh, UK