Symbolic links work kind of like shortcuts in Windows. I have found a couple of very useful scenarios. The first is my local development environment. For Linux users, it is best practice to keep all your files in your user folder. For me, this is mainly to keep my system directories clean and to make backup of my files easier. This leads me to my first usage:
For those of you that use Skype for business or personal use, I finally fixed
Unfortunately, this was not straight forward task for me, which may be due to my lack of skills. So, in order to ease someone else's pain, I'm posting my method of installing flex builder on Ubuntu 8.10.