Create Directory In Linux Mkdir Tutorial

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Linux is all about directories. But how can we create directories in simple or complex way? How can we create directories in multi level at a single shot command? We will look examples of mkdir in this post.

Syntax

Create Directory

We create a directory simple using mkdir and directory name.

Set Mode

While creating a directory it can be set directory permission or mode with -m parameter.

Here we set user, group and others permissions and make this all can make read, write, execute which is secure this directory 😉

Make Parents

We may create multilevel directories where intermediate directories do not exists currently. This operation will also create intermediate directories.

Print Verbose

While creating directories especially multi level creation.

Set Selinux Context

Selinux provides extra layer for security. Directory related default context can be set by using -Z

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