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STAT(1)                          User Commands                         STAT(1)

       stat - display file or file system status

       stat [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 new-
              line after each use of 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

              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     I/O block size

       %s     Total size, in bytes

       %t     Major device type in hex

       %T     Minor device type in hex

       %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 modification, human-readable

       %Y     Time of last modification, seconds since Epoch

       %z     Time of last change, human-readable

       %Z     Time of last 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     Type in hex

       %T     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.

       Report stat bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
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       Copyright (C) 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or later .
       This  is  free  software:  you  are free to change and redistribute it.
       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

              info coreutils 'stat invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU coreutils 8.12.197-032bb    September 2011                         STAT(1)

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