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Is it possible to create a folder alias using ln?

laurentius asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-06

Is it possible to use ln -s to not just create a symbolic link between two files or folders, but also create an alias?

The goal:
The source folder is called client-upload, but I want the symbolic link to be called "Received Files". How can I achieve that? I'm on Ubuntu server 8.04-2

I know I can achieve this using the alias directive in Apache2, but I don't want to do that. And yes, it is related to an Apache2 installation.

Please advice,

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