A quick guide to the mkdir command, used to create folders
You create folders using the
You can create multiple folders with one command:
mkdir dogs cars
You can also create multiple nested folders by adding the
mkdir -p fruits/apples
Options in UNIX commands commonly take this form. You add them right after the command name, and they change how the command behaves. You can often combine multiple options, too.
You can find which options a command supports by typing
man <commandname>. Try now with
man mkdir for example (press the
q key to esc the man page). Man pages are the amazing built-in help for UNIX.