Series: Linux commands: Part 4 - Manipulating files and directories

This category will introduce you to some commands that allow you to manipulate files and folders.

To create a directory in Linux, use the command mkdir – this command is an acronym for “make directory”. mkdir command is pretty simple to use and this article is for beginners to become familiar with Linux. mkdir’s syntax Basic command syntax is as follows: mkdir directory... A note on notation: When three periods follow an