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How does one create a symbolic link in vifm? The documentation and help file mention no word of it.

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I have this in my .vifm/vifmrc:

COMMAND=ln=!ln -s %d/%f %D

this way when you call :ln, a link of the selected file is made in the other directory (if you are in split view). it even works with multiple files selected with visual (v) or tag (t).

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this is great; thank you. –  moo Apr 23 '10 at 19:56

I don't think there is a specific command, but you can execute any command using:

:! <command>

such as:

:! ln -s /media/usb usb
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well that's unfortunate. –  moo Feb 26 '10 at 17:17

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