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I need to create test1 and test2 files in /var directory in Linux , and creating Hard link for test1 file and soft link for test2 file in /tmp

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    Perhaps you could show what you already know (or have learned) and what you tried, and what the results were? – Jeff Schaller Nov 13 '18 at 16:26
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touch /var/file1 /var/file2

This will create file1 and file2 in /var directory.

ln /var/file1 /tmp/hard_link_to_file1

This will create hard link to file1 in /tmp directory.

ln -s /var/file2 /tmp/symbolic_link_to_file2

This will create symbolic link to file2 in /tmp directory.

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