Linux 2.6 - man page for sleep (linux section 1)
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SLEEP(1) User Commands SLEEP(1)
sleep - delay for a specified amount of time
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 argu-
ments, pause for the amount of time specified by the sum of their values.
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Written by Jim Meyering and Paul Eggert.
Report sleep bugs to firstname.lastname@example.org
GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
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Report sleep translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
Copyright (C) 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY,
to the extent permitted by law.
The full documentation for sleep is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and sleep
programs are properly 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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