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Nicely display permissions in octal format with filename

Terminal - Nicely display permissions in octal format with filename
stat -c '%A %a %n' *
2009-04-09 10:44:56
Functions: stat
Nicely display permissions in octal format with filename

Nicely display permissions in octal format and filename for a given directory


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
stat -c '%n %U:%G-%a' *
2014-05-03 04:56:23
User: snipertyler
Functions: stat
Tags: permissions


alias perm="stat -c '%n %U:%G-%a'"


perm() { for ll in $@; do stat -c "%n %U:%G-%a" "$ll"; done; }

stat -f '%Sp %p %N' * | rev | sed -E 's/^([^[:space:]]+)[[:space:]]([[:digit:]]{4})[^[:space:]]*[[:space:]]([^[:space:]]+)/\1 \2 \3/' | rev
2009-08-04 08:45:20
User: vwal
Functions: rev sed stat

Since the original command (#1873) didn't work on FreeBSD whose stat lacks the "-c" switch, I wrote an alternative that does. This command shows also the fourth digit of octal format permissions which yields the sticky bit information.

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Huh. Didn't know stat let you format the output manually like that.

Comment by kaedenn 345 weeks and 6 days ago

Yes it can :)

Comment by servermanaged 345 weeks and 6 days ago

When in doubt, ask a `man`

Comment by linuxrawkstar 329 weeks and 1 day ago

Your point of view

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