STATSection: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2007
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NAMEstat - display file or file system status
SYNOPSISstat [OPTION] FILE...
Display file or file system status.
- -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 newline after each use of FORMAT
- like --format, but interpret backslash escapes, and do not output a mandatory trailing newline. If you want a newline, include \n in FORMAT.
- -t, --terse
- print the information in terse form
- display this help and exit
- output version information and exit
The valid format sequences for files (without --file-system):
- Access rights in octal
- Access rights in human readable form
- Number of blocks allocated (see %B)
- The size in bytes of each block reported by %b
- Device number in decimal
- Device number in hex
- Raw mode in hex
- File type
- Group ID of owner
- Group name of owner
- Number of hard links
- Inode number
- File name
- Quoted file name with dereference if symbolic link
- I/O block size
- Total size, in bytes
- Major device type in hex
- Minor device type in hex
- User ID of owner
- User name of owner
- Time of last access
- Time of last access as seconds since Epoch
- Time of last modification
- Time of last modification as seconds since Epoch
- Time of last change
- Time of last change as seconds since Epoch
Valid format sequences for file systems:
- Free blocks available to non-superuser
- Total data blocks in file system
- Total file nodes in file system
- Free file nodes in file system
- Free blocks in file system
- File System ID in hex
- Maximum length of filenames
- File name
- Block size (for faster transfers)
- Fundamental block size (for block counts)
- Type in hex
- Type in human readable form
AUTHORWritten by Michael Meskes.
REPORTING BUGSReport bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
The full documentation for stat is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and stat programs are properly installed at your site, the command
- info stat
should give you access to the complete manual.