Removing a symlink to a directory

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I have a symlink to an important directory that I want to rid myself off without affecting the directory. What can I do?
May 15 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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rm foo

try this. Also, You need write permission to the containing directory to remove files.

answered May 15 by Shubham
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