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stat

Display file and filesystem information.

  • Show file properties such as size, permissions, creation and access dates among others:

stat {{file}}

  • Same as above but in a more concise way:

stat -t {{file}}

  • Show filesystem information:

stat -f {{file}}

  • Show only octal file permissions:

stat -c "%a %n" {{file}}

  • Show owner and group of the file:

stat -c "%U %G" {{file}}

  • Show the size of the file in bytes:

stat -c "%s %n" {{file}}