GCC (GNU Compiler Collection)

The original GNU C Compiler (GCC) is developed by Richard Stallman, the founder of the GNU Project. Richard Stallman founded the GNU project in 1984 to create a complete Unix-like operating system as free software, to promote freedom and cooperation among computer users and programmers. GCC is an integrated distribution of compilers for several major programming languages. These languages currently include C, C++, Objective-C, Objective-C++, Java, Fortran, and Ada.

To execute code and create an object file, the computer must communicate in machine language, which is binary code (base-2); in this case, the Unix command must be used to compile…


The link is a mechanism of creating a shortcut to the original file or directory which contains information about its files or directories.

There are two types of links :

  1. Soft Link or Symbolic links.
  2. Hard Links.

What is Soft link or Symbolic links?

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