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NAME
       install - copy files and	set attributes

SYNOPSIS
       install [OPTION]... [-T]	SOURCE DEST
       install [OPTION]... SOURCE... DIRECTORY
       install [OPTION]... -t DIRECTORY	SOURCE...
       install [OPTION]... -d DIRECTORY...

DESCRIPTION
       This  install  program copies files (often just compiled) into destina-
       tion 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.

       --backup[=CONTROL]
	      make a backup of each existing destination file

       -b     like --backup but	does not accept	an argument

       -c     (ignored)

       -C, --compare
	      compare  each  pair of source and	destination files, and in some
	      cases, do	not modify the destination at all

       -d, --directory
	      treat all	arguments as directory names; create all components of
	      the specified directories

       -D     create  all  leading  components of DEST except the last,	or all
	      components of --target-directory,	then copy SOURCE to DEST

       -g, --group=GROUP
	      set group	ownership, instead of process' current group

       -m, --mode=MODE
	      set permission mode (as in chmod), instead of rwxr-xr-x

       -o, --owner=OWNER
	      set ownership (super-user	only)

       -p, --preserve-timestamps
	      apply access/modification	times of SOURCE	files to corresponding
	      destination files

       -s, --strip
	      strip symbol tables

       --strip-program=PROGRAM
	      program used to strip binaries

       -S, --suffix=SUFFIX
	      override the usual backup	suffix

       -t, --target-directory=DIRECTORY
	      copy all SOURCE arguments	into DIRECTORY

       -T, --no-target-directory
	      treat DEST as a normal file

       -v, --verbose
	      print the	name of	each directory as it is	created

       --preserve-context
	      preserve SELinux security	context

       -Z     set  SELinux  security context of	destination file and each cre-
	      ated directory to	default	type

       --context[=CTX]
	      like -Z, or if CTX is specified then set the  SELinux  or	 SMACK
	      security context to CTX

       --help display this help	and exit

       --version
	      output version information and exit

       The   backup   suffix   is  '~',	 unless	 set  with  --suffix  or  SIM-
       PLE_BACKUP_SUFFIX.  The version control method may be selected via  the
       --backup	 option	 or  through the VERSION_CONTROL environment variable.
       Here are	the values:

       none, off
	      never make backups (even if --backup is given)

       numbered, t
	      make numbered backups

       existing, nil
	      numbered if numbered backups exist, simple otherwise

       simple, never
	      always make simple backups

AUTHOR
       Written by David	MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report any translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2020 Free Software	Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or	later <https://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.

SEE ALSO
       Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/install>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) install invocation'

GNU coreutils 8.32		  March	2020			    INSTALL(1)

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