Often times, you may find yourself accessing Windows files from Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). The Windows drives can be found via
/mnt. From there on, you can
cd to any drive such as
cd /mnt/c. An path for Windows document files would be something something like
However, it is often tedious to
cd into the Windows user directory as I often do. Fortunately, you can make the process simpler with the creation of symlinks.
ln -s /mnt/c/Users/<my_user>/ ~/win
Instead of having to do
cd /mnt/c/Users/<my_user> every single time, you can now just do cd
~/win to go to the same directory.
If you wish to remove the symlink, just do a regular
rm just like how you would remove any other file e.g.