Keywords: Command Reference
Date Entered: 5/2/2007
Categories: Commandline (Linux)
Applies To: Linux
Create new folder(s), if they do not already exist.
mkdir [Options] folder...
mkdir "Name with spaces"
-m, --mode=MODE set permission mode (as in chmod), not rwxrwxrwx - umask
-p, --parents no error if existing, make parent directories as needed
--verbose print a message for each created directory
mkdir creates the standard entries . (dot) for the current folder
and .. (dot dot) for its parent
Any folder name that includes spaces may appear in some applications