- 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]
install [,OPTION/]... [,-T/] ,SOURCE DEST/ install [,OPTION/]... ,SOURCE/... ,DIRECTORY/ install [,OPTION/]... ,-t DIRECTORY SOURCE/... install [,OPTION/]... ,-d DIRECTORY/...
This install program copies files (often just compiled) into destination locations you choose. If you want to download and install a ready-to-use package on a GNU/Linux system, you should instead be using a package manager like yum(1) or apt-get(1).
In the first three forms, copy SOURCE to DEST or multiple SOURCE(s) to the existing DIRECTORY, while setting permission modes and owner/group. In the 4th form, create all components of the given DIRECTORY(ies).
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
The backup suffix is '~', unless set with --suffix or SIMPLE_BACKUP_SUFFIX. The version control method may be selected via the --backup option or through the VERSION_CONTROL environment variable. Here are the values:
Written by David MacKenzie.
GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report install translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/install> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) install invocation'