Symbolic links

In order to create symbolic links use following command-

sudo ln -s /path_of_directory/exe_file /usr/local/bin/name_of_file

I made symbolic link to open my octave package globally-

sudo ln -s ~/Downloads/octave-4.0.0/run-octave /usr/local/bin/oct4

Now, by typing oct4 you can open octave from any directory.


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