3.3.3 Creating new directories


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    It’s time to learn how to create directories. This involves the use of the mkdir command. Try the following:

/home/larry# mkdir foo
/home/larry# ls -F Mail/ foo/ letters/ papers/

/home/larry# cd foo

/home/larry/foo# ls
/home/larry/foo#

Congrats! You’ve just made a new directory and moved into it. Since there aren’t any files in this new directory, let’s learn how to copy files from one place to another.


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