I was trying to create a symbolic link using the following command: ln -s "~/Foo Bar/" Foo ... but it didn't work (i.e. when I go into finder and try double clicking it, it says that it's pointing ...
With Finder, Cmd-L is a short-cut to make an alias of a file/directory. How can I use the command line to do that? I tried 'ln -s', but it generates the 'Symbolic Link', not 'Alias'.
I see that the size of alias is 167.7kB, whereas symbolic link is just 4kB. What's the difference between the two, or what's the purpose of them? Which one is preferable? For the case that the ...
In windows when right clicking a folder there is an option: send to -> desktop (create shortcut). How can I do this on a Mac?
I had two external hard disks: External and Backup. External had many aliases which pointed to other files on the same disk. Backup was used to backup External. External failed, and I now use Backup, ...