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Old 07-08-2004, 07:51 AM   #1
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how do you open new folders using terminal?

how do you open new folders using terminal for linux red hat version 9? I tried using the command pico then entering a filename.c but it doesn't work. what command should i use to open a new filename using the terminal window?
Old 07-08-2004, 07:58 AM   #2
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Wait, I think I am confused here...

Do you want to create new folders or new files? cause you can't create folders using pico....

Just give more precision on what you want to do.
Old 07-08-2004, 07:59 AM   #3
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touch newfile

will create a newfile called newfile. For folders, use

mkdir newfolder

which will make a folder called newfolder.

Now you can pico newfile or change to the new folder...

Good luck...


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