Examples of using the mkdir command

To make a directory in the current directory:

   mkdir specification

This creates a new directory specification in your current working directory.


To make a new directory in the parent directory:

   mkdir ../presentations

This creates the directory presentations in the parent directory of the current working directory.

In effect, this creates a new directory at the same level of the file system as the current directory.


To make a new directory in a subdirectory:

   mkdir reports/january/amy

This creates the directory amy in the subdirectory reports/january.


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