stat(1) User Commands stat(1)
stat - display file or file system status
stat [OPTION]... FILE...
Display file or file system status. Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too. -L, --dereference follow links -f, --file-system display file system status instead of file status -c --format=FORMAT use the specified FORMAT instead of the default; output a new- line after each use of FORMAT --printf=FORMAT like --format, but interpret backslash escapes, and do not out- put a mandatory trailing newline; if you want a newline, include \n in FORMAT -t, --terse print the information in terse form --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit The valid format sequences for files (without --file-system): %a access rights in octal %A access rights in human readable form %b number of blocks allocated (see %B) %B the size in bytes of each block reported by %b %C SELinux security context string %d device number in decimal %D device number in hex %f raw mode in hex %F file type %g group ID of owner %G group name of owner %h number of hard links %i inode number %m mount point %n file name %N quoted file name with dereference if symbolic link %o optimal I/O transfer size hint %s total size, in bytes %t major device type in hex, for character/block device special files %T minor device type in hex, for character/block device special files %u user ID of owner %U user name of owner %w time of file birth, human-readable; - if unknown %W time of file birth, seconds since Epoch; 0 if unknown %x time of last access, human-readable %X time of last access, seconds since Epoch %y time of last data modification, human-readable %Y time of last data modification, seconds since Epoch %z time of last status change, human-readable %Z time of last status change, seconds since Epoch Valid format sequences for file systems: %a free blocks available to non-superuser %b total data blocks in file system %c total file nodes in file system %d free file nodes in file system %f free blocks in file system %i file system ID in hex %l maximum length of filenames %n file name %s block size (for faster transfers) %S fundamental block size (for block counts) %t file system type in hex %T file system type in human readable form NOTE: your shell may have its own version of stat, which usually super- sedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell's docu- mentation for details about the options it supports.
Written by Michael Meskes.
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stat(1) Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/stat> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) stat invocation' GNU coreutils 8.24 July 2015 stat(1)
coreutils 8.24 - Generated Sat Jul 11 18:13:13 CDT 2015