Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am trying to link a file named genes.gtf to my directory, but I'm getting this error:

ln: failed to create symbolic link `./genes.gtf': File exists

What should I do?

share|improve this question
5  
Can you please type the command you gave to create the link? –  Jobin Dec 29 '12 at 9:47
    
did you try something like: ln -sv target-file? –  don.joey Dec 29 '12 at 10:01
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.