Prof. KalyanaKrishnan R and his team (IIT-Madras) done a wonderful
job to implement the MultiLingual Indian systems.
One Day One Command
install — Copy files and set attributes.
‘install’ will copy single/multiple source(s) to destination, sets
permission modes & owner/group and take backup of existing files. It
is very useful for writing the install scripts.
$ install myfile Dir1 — Copy myfile to Dir1 with same name.
$ install myfile test — Copy myfile to test.
$ install -b myfile test — Copy myfile to test. If test is already
exists, then take a backup (test~).
$ install -b -S.bak myfile test — Same as above. But backup file will
created with .bak
$ install –backup=t myfile test — Take numbered backups (test.~1~).
$ install -p myfile test — Preserve the access and modification time,
while copying the file.
$ install -m 444 myfile test — Copy myfile with specified permission
mode. Default is 755.
$ install -g newgrp myfile test — Copy myfile and set GID is newgrp.
$ install -s mybin test.bin — Strip the symbol tables from installed
Read: man install