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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?

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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
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