The “stat” command
Use this command to display information on one or more files, or a file system.
stat <OPTION> <FILENAME> [<FILENAMES>...]
Define the complete path and filename for a single file, as the “
stat <OPTION> <FILENAME>
Enclosed in brackets, include multiple instances of the “
<FILENAME>” variable:, and
set each to the complete path and filename of the desired file.
stat <OPTION> [<FILENAME>...]
Note regarding output
Be aware that output is not always the same. Below is a sample output from stat:
File: / Size: 1024 Filetype: Directory Mode: (0755/drwxr-xr-x) Uid: cpcode9391 Gid: storage Modify: Wed May 17 09:32:09 2006(00021.03:08:08) Md5sum: -
<OPTION>” variable can be incorporated, using the following:
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