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Jun 17, 2011, 06:09 (0 Talkback[s])


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"The stat command is really useful to gather information from file, directory and file system.

Without options you can have the following information

  • File : Size in Bytes
  • Blocks : Number of blocks used
  • IO Block : Size in bytes of every block.
  • Device : The identifier number of your storage device (harddrive, etc.)
  • Inode : The inode number that the file or directory is linked to.
  • Access/Modify and change Times :

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