Posted On 2007-05-02 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Command Reference
Tags: Linux Commandline Linux
Views: 1510

Create new folder(s), if they do not already exist.

mkdir [Options] folder...

mkdir "Name with spaces"

-m, --mode=MODE set permission mode (as in chmod), not rwxrwxrwx - umask
-p, --parents no error if existing, make parent directories as needed
--verbose print a message for each created directory

mkdir creates the standard entries . (dot) for the current folder
and .. (dot dot) for its parent

Any folder name that includes spaces may appear in some applications
as "Name%20with%20spaces"

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