Since we are going to do some real file manipulation, let’s build a safe place to “play” with our file manipulation commands. First we need a directory to work in. We’ll create one in our home directory and call it playground.
mkdir command is used to create a directory. To create our playground directory, we will first make sure we are in our home directory and then create the new directory:
To make playground a little more interesting, let’s create a couple of directories inside it called dir1 and dir2. To do this, we will change our current working directory to playground and execute another
cd playground[me@linuxbox playground]$ ...