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       ntfsls - list directory contents on an NTFS filesystem


       ntfsls [options] device

       ntfsls  [  -a  |  --all  ]  [ -F | --classify ] [ -f | --force ] [ -h |
       --help ] [ -i | --inode ] [ -l | --long ] [ -p | --path PATH ] [  -q  |
       --quiet  ] [ -s | --system ] [ -V | --version ] [ -v | --verbose ] [ -x
       | --dos ] device


       ntfsls is used to list information about the  files  specified  by  the
       PATH  option  (the  root  directory by default).  DEVICE is the special
       file corresponding to the device (e.g /dev/hdXX) or an NTFS image file.


       Below  is a summary of all the options that ntfsls accepts.  Nearly all
       options have two equivalent names.  The short name is preceded by - and
       the long name is preceded by --.  Any single letter options, that don’t
       take an argument, can be combined into a single command, e.g.   -fv  is
       equivalent  to  -f  -v.   Long  named options can be abbreviated to any
       unique prefix of their name.

       -a, --all
              Display all files.  If this option is not specified  file  names
              in the POSIX namespace will not be displayed.

       -F, --classify
              Append indicator (one of */=@|) to entries.

       -f, --force
              Force  execution.   For  example  necessary  to  run  on an NTFS
              partition stored in a normal file.

       -h, --help
              Print the usage information of ntfsls and exit.

       -i, --inode
              Print inode number of each file.   This  is  the  MFT  reference
              number in NTFS terminology.

       -l, --long
              Use a long listing format.

       -p, --path PATH
              The  directory whose contents to list or the file (including the
              path) about which to display information.

       -q, --quiet
              Suppress some debug/warning/error messages.

       -R, --recursive
              Show the contents  of  all  directories  beneath  the  specified

       -s, --system
              Unless  this  options  is  specified, all files beginning with a
              dollar sign character will not be  listed  as  these  files  are
              usually system files.

       -v, --verbose
              Display more debug/warning/error messages.

       -V, --version
              Print the version number of ntfsls and exit.

       -x, --dos
              Display  short  file  names,  i.e.  files  in the DOS namespace,
              instead of long file names, i.e. files in the WIN32 namespace.


       There are no known problems with ntfsls.  If you find a bug please send
       an email describing the problem to the development team:


       This  version  of ntfsls was written by Lode Leroy, Anton Altaparmakov,
       Richard Russon, Carmelo Kintana and Giang Nguyen.


       ntfsls is part of the ntfsprogs package and is available from:

       The manual pages are available online at: