Creating a Directory in Linux
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Submitted By - bholu
Submitted on - 2009-07-16 23:19:58
The mkdir (make directory) command is used to create directories.
[ Steve@localhost Steve ] $ mkdir prog-files
[ Steve@localhost Steve ] $ -
The sub-directory, prog-files, is created under the current directory. However, the new directory does not become the current directory. Complete path names can be specified with mkdir.
[ Steve@localhost Steve ] $ mkdir /tmp/prog-files
[ Steve@localhost Steve ] $ _
In the above example, the directory, prog-files, is created under the /tmp directory. More detail...