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Linux 2.6 - man page for sleep (linux section 1)

SLEEP(1)					    User Commands					     SLEEP(1)

NAME
sleep - delay for a specified amount of time
SYNOPSIS
sleep NUMBER[SUFFIX]... sleep OPTION
DESCRIPTION
Pause for NUMBER seconds. SUFFIX may be `s' for seconds (the default), `m' for minutes, `h' for hours or `d' for days. Unlike most implementations that require NUMBER be an integer, here NUMBER may be an arbitrary floating point number. Given two or more arguments, pause for the amount of time specified by the sum of their values. --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit
AUTHOR
Written by Jim Meyering and Paul Eggert.
REPORTING BUGS
Report sleep bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/> Report sleep translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent per- mitted by law.
SEE ALSO
sleep(3) The full documentation for sleep is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and sleep programs are prop- erly installed at your site, the command info coreutils 'sleep invocation' should give you access to the complete manual. GNU coreutils 8.5 February 2011 SLEEP(1)


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