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Old 10-17-2010
How to create this tree?

a buddy and i are trying to re-learn basic commands. i havent used linux for awhile. so i need help on this. what are the commands to create a tree like this.

|-- a1.A
|-- a1.B
|-- opt
| |-- documents
| | `-- tmp
| | |-- backup
| | `-- etc
| |-- music
| `-- work
`-- pictures
`-- misc
`-- bobsgonlose

the bolded part isnt created yet. and need help creating the rest.
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Old 10-17-2010
Hi, use the mkdir command. Not sure if I've read Your tree right but here's a suggestion;

mkdir -p opt{/documents/tmp/backup/etc,/documents/music/work} pictures misc bobsgonlose

best regards,
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