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Old 09-12-2011
Decrement using bash!!

Hi all,

Thanks in Advance!

I want a simple script to print today and yesterdays date.

using this command
     date +%d%m%Y

i can able get today's date but i want yesterday's date with the same format.

so i tried using simple decrement operator

#!/bin/bash DATE=`date +%d%m%Y` x=$DATE echo $((x--));

but it not works for me, i am quite new to bash scripting so is there any other way to solve this thread using bash means guide me to solve this thread.
# 2  
Old 09-12-2011
date --date="-1 days" +%d%m%Y

# 3  
Old 09-13-2011
$ date +%d%m%Y
$ TZ=CST+24 date +%d%m%Y

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