GNU/Linux Command – LSATTR

lsattr — List special file attributes on a Ext2 FS


Apart from normal access permission (RWX) attributes, Ext2 File System (FS) is providing few extra bit to set some special attribute to each file in the FS. lsattr command is used to display the file’s special attributes on a Ext2 or Ext3 FS.

$ lsattr myFile -- List file attributes of myFile. $ lsattr -- List file attributes of all file in current Dir. $ lsattr -R -- Same as above but list Recursively. $ lsattr -a -- List all files including files that start with `.'
Read: man lsattr

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