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Old 03-09-2008, 05:29 AM   #1
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create dir

how can i create directory from terminal and copy files into it?
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Old 03-09-2008, 05:44 AM   #2
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Use mkdir to create directories and cp to copy files. Read the man pages for more info on how to use them.
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You might want to get "Bash Guide for Beginners"---free at

Also, try "info coreutils" in a terminal.
AND: "man -k keyword" This finds all the man pages containing the keyword. (But I just ran it and it did not find "mkdir"!!!???...hmmmm)

"man -k directories" finds mkdir..... as does "man -k director*"


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