Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope

Short for make directory, mkdir is a command used in Linux, Unix, Windows command line, as well as FTP sessions to create new directories.

Related pages

  • See the Windows command line and MS-DOS md and mkdir command for further information on this command.
  • See the Linux and Unix mkdir command for additional information about this command.
  • See how to use FTP for information about mkdir and other FTP commands.

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