Linux Basics : First Steps Into Linux
The mkdir command
This command is used to create new a new directory. Its syntax is
The possible flags are
Tell what is going on.
a cool command. Suppose you need a directory named SEIT within another
directory called PVPP in /usr/local and the parent directory PVPP
itself does not exist, then you can use :
mkdir -p /usr/local/PVPP/SEIT
This command creates the PVPP directory and the SEIT subdirectory in one
The man command
For someone new to linux, the man command is one of the most important
commands. The syntax is:
Suppose you have not understood fully one of the above commands or want
to find out about a new command you have learnt , the man command
provides a manual for that command
will show you a manual on the cp command and so on.
I think that is enough material to keep you busy for a few hours and get
you through some of the elementary tasks in Linux. So farewell friends,
until we meet again.
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