how to find ot ctime , mtime ,atime


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how to find ot ctime , mtime ,atime

Can any one tell me how to find out ctime , mtime ,atime for a file/directory on unix.

Cheers,
Nilesh
# 2  
Ever heard of the ls command? Check the man page.
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when I do the execute ls -l command I get the long listing of the files/dir


what I am after is how to get the ctime,mtime and atime for a file.

/home/den/sedscripts> ls -lc
total 48
-rwxrwxrwx 1 dhawalen ccm_scd 23 Aug 10 10:17 ouput
-rwxrwxrwx 1 dhawalen ccm_scd 147 Aug 10 10:27 sedscript
-rwxrwxrwx 1 dhawalen ccm_scd 134 Aug 10 10:17 testdata

is there any way to find out the same.

also if I want to know why year file in created how would I know tht as above dosent say any thing about year ??
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ls -ltr
ls -lutr
ls -lctr

Check MAN page, my dear MAN
# 5  
Thanks mate.

One of those days where head is buzzing offf....!!!!!! Smilie
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Code:
$ sudo debugfs /dev/sda1
[sudo] password for testman:
debugfs 1.41.3 (12-Oct-2008)
debugfs:  cd /home/testman
debugfs:  stat filename
debugfs:  quit

or
Code:
$ stat filename

you could see ctime atime mtime at the same time

Last edited by lifegeek; 11-10-2008 at 03:47 PM..
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