STAT(1)                               FSF                              STAT(1)

       stat - display file or filesystem status

       stat [OPTION] FILE...

       Display file or filesystem status.

       -f, --filesystem
              display filesystem status instead of file status

       -c     --format=FORMAT    use  the  specified  FORMAT  instead  of  the

       -L, --dereference
              follow links

       -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 --filesystem):

              %A - Access rights in human readable form %a - Access rights  in
              octal  %b - Number of blocks allocated %D - Device number in hex
              %d - Device number in decimal %F - File type %f -  raw  mode  in
              hex  %G - Group name of owner %g - Group ID of owner %h - Number
              of hard links %i - Inode number  %N  -  Quoted  File  name  with
              dereference  if  symbolic link %n - File name %o - IO block size
              %s - Total size, in bytes %T - Minor device type  in  hex  %t  -
              Major device type in hex %U - User name of owner %u - User ID of
              owner %X - Time of last access as seconds since Epoch %x -  Time
              of  last  access %Y - Time of last modification as seconds since
              Epoch %y - Time of last modification %Z - Time of last change as
              seconds since Epoch %z - Time of last change

       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  - Optimal transfer block size %T - Type in human
              readable form %t - Type in hex

       Written by Michael Meskes.

       Report bugs to <>.

       Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO  warranty;  not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR

       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 stat

       should give you access to the complete manual.

stat (coreutils) 4.5.3           October 2003                          STAT(1)