18.18 Install Files


The install command can be used to install a file into a specified location. To install a file rtf.txt from the current directory into /usr/share/docs/ with owner -o kayon and in group -g dsa and permissions -rw-r--r-- set with -m 0644:

install -o kayon -g dsa -m 0644 rtf.txt /usr/share/docs/

The mode options used by chmod can also be used:

install -o kayon -g dsa --mode="u=rw,go=r" rtf.txt /usr/share/docs/

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