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This is a command to install software, setting appropriate ownership and permissions in the process.

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Most (all?) Linux distributions incorporate this from the GNU Coreutils: man page

Related Commands

  • cp - Copy files
  • mv - Moves files
  • rm - Removes files
  • mkdir - Creates a directory
  • dd - device-to-device copier
  • shred - Remove files securely

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