Linux unlink

Linux unlink command

Linux remove symbolic link

 

Linux remove symbolic link.

 

   What command need to issue to make Linux remove symbolic link?  The step by step article on Linux remove symbolic link below show the command example need to issue to remove symbolic link on Linux system.  Please note that the symbolic link just a link to the target file or directory.  The symbolic link never share same inode with the original file, so if we remove the symbolic link they do not have any effect to the original file or directory... its just like remove the shortcut (link) to the file.  The example below use unlink command to remove the symbolic link, and use rm command achieve same result. 


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