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MKDIR(1)                         User Commands                        MKDIR(1)


mkdir - make directories


mkdir [OPTION]... DIRECTORY...


Create the DIRECTORY(ies), if they do not already exist. Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too. -m, --mode=MODE set file mode (as in chmod), not a=rwx - umask -p, --parents no error if existing, make parent directories as needed -v, --verbose print a message for each created directory -Z, --context=CTX set the SELinux security context of each created directory to CTX --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit


Written by David MacKenzie.


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Copyright (C) 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


mkdir(2) The full documentation for mkdir is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and mkdir programs are properly installed at your site, the command info coreutils 'mkdir invocation' should give you access to the complete manual. GNU coreutils 8.4 July 2014 MKDIR(1)