I'm looking for a tool that will allow me to create Windows shortcuts on a Unix (BSD) machine. Can anyone point me to one? Thanks in advance.


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Here is another disscussion on subject on SF: Creating windows links on Linux?

Unfortunately provided link to file format documentation is dead but you can use https://ithreats.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/lnk_the_windows_shortcut_file_format.pdf instead of it. And try to compile (or use bash version) mslink

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