Java I/O How to - Check if a file is a symbolic link


We would like to know how to check if a file is a symbolic link.


import java.nio.file.FileSystems;
import java.nio.file.Files;
import java.nio.file.LinkOption;
import java.nio.file.Path;
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public class Main {

  public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
    Path path = FileSystems.getDefault().getPath("/home/docs/users.txt");

The code above generates the following result.