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Why does ln fails with EEXIST?

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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Help With Hard links And Symlinks Moving Directory And Files

I have a symlink /var linking to /tmpfs/var.1 /var -> /tmpfs/var.1 I start a script called cache_tmpfs from /etc/rc.local on startup. This script will copy /var.backup/* contents to ...
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What are some typical uses of hard links?

Everyone who was used to Windows can imagine what symlinks are and how they're used. On the other hand, the hard link concept is foreign to Windows (am I correct?). I would like to know what are the ...