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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Convert Epoch Time to Standard Date and Time & Vice Versa Post 302285064 by ddreggors on Saturday 7th of February 2009 12:40:23 AM
Not sure about perl but in bash:

# epoch
$ date +%s

# If you have a time already in mind you can change the line above to use YOUR time and not system time like this:
date -d "Sat Feb  7 00:37:06 EST 2009" +%s

# result = 1233985026

# and back to regular time from epoch
date --date "Jan 1, 1970 00:00:00 +0000 + `date +%s` seconds"

#You can substitute `date +%s` in the line above with your own epoch time that you have already obtained

date --date "Jan 1, 1970 00:00:00 +0000 + 1233985026 seconds"

# result = Sat Feb 7 00:37:06 EST 2009

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