Link Search Menu Expand Document

install

Copy files and set attributes. Copy files (often executable) to a system location like /usr/local/bin, give them the appropriate permissions/ownership. More information: https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/install.

  • Copy files to destination:

install {{path/to/source}} {{path/to/destination}}

  • Copy files to destination, setting their ownership:

install -o {{user}} {{path/to/source}} {{path/to/destination}}

  • Copy files to destination, setting their group ownership:

install -g {{user}} {{path/to/source}} {{path/to/destination}}

  • Copy files to destination, setting their mode:

install -m {{+x}} {{path/to/source}} {{path/to/destination}}

  • Copy files and apply access/modification times of source to destination:

install -p {{path/to/source}} {{path/to/destination}}