LSATTR(1) General Commands Manual LSATTR(1)

lsattr - list file attributes on a Linux second extended file system

lsattr [ -RVadlpv ] [ files... ]

lsattr lists the file attributes on a second extended file system. See chattr(1) for a description of the attributes and what they mean.

Recursively list attributes of directories and their contents.
Display the program version.
List all files in directories, including files that start with `.'.
List directories like other files, rather than listing their contents.
Print the options using long names instead of single character abbreviations.
List the file's project number.
List the file's version/generation number.

lsattr was written by Remy Card <>. It is currently being maintained by Theodore Ts'o <>.

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lsattr is part of the e2fsprogs package and is available from


February 2023 E2fsprogs version 1.47.0