Linux Command Directory
This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.
Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.
mmd [option] dirname
Create a directory on an MS-DOS filesystem. See mkdir and mtools for more information.
Specify the action to take if the specified directory name already exists. The possible clash options are as follows. (The primary name is the long name if it exists and the short name otherwise; the secondary name is the short name if a long name exists.)
Auto-rename the primary name.
Auto-rename the secondary name.
Ask the user what to do with the primary name.
Ask the user what to do with the secondary name.
Overwrite the primary name.
Overwrite the secondary name.
Rename the primary name, prompting the user for the name.
Rename the secondary name, prompting the user for the name.
Skip the primary name.
Skip the secondary name.