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1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Greetings all !!
I have a query here, following are the points on same(Adding today's is 31st August 2016 for future reference).
1st Scenario: So while doing some work on GNU date, I wanted to check what was the month(in numbers) by GNU date so I have done following.
date... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: RavinderSingh13
2. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Whats the difference between using date in these 2 methods? How exactly does the shell handle the first one different from the second one?
$ echo $date
$ echo $(date)
Tue Aug 16 03:10:25 EDT 2011 (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: cokedude
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have been out of the UNIX World for a number of years and none of my reference books seem to be helping e with this seemingly simple question. How can I manipulate the below command to reflect the previous day and not the current date?
the command is:
elm -s ôSAP prs for `date... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: McRae
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a string that looks like this:
2008 04 09 18 45 30 0
I would like to convert it to a date format like this:
Wed Apr 09 18:45:30.000 GMT 2008
I have been searching all over and can't find anything to help me. I am using ksh on a sun solaris unix machine. Thank you.
Allyson (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ajgwin
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to append a portion of a file with a date on it that changes daily to a temp file. Here are my commands:
set DATE = ('date +%Y%m%d_sum.log')
cat $HOME/right/$DATE > /export/home/temp.txt
Here is the error I keep receiving:
cat: cannot open /temp/usr/nedaniel/right/date... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: BigDawg32
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
hi guys, i've got a simple one..
date_time="`date '+%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S'`" gives me the system's date and time...
which my script will use this variable to run the data on this date...
my question is... if now, i want to run the script for data's that are like 6 months back...
how can i... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: 12yearold
I am creating a shell script and have a question about how to determine yesterdays date. In my script, I can determine today by:
but I am not sure how to determine yesterday. In other languages, I would just subtract one from today, but I don't know how to do that... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: dsimpg1
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a little bash shell script which is used to backup files (via cron) to an NASLite server every 7 days.
tar -lcpf /tmp/laptopbackup.$a.tar /home
ncftpput 192.168.0.5 /Disk-1/laptop /tmp/laptopbackup.$a.tar
The filename thus includes the date on which it is made,... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: rdeschene3
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
just want to ask if you could help me with the sript i'm working on. i need to automatically generate a summarized report everyday for all transactions the day before and ftp it to another machine. my only problem is that i need to name the file as the date yesterday. for example if i... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: crpalermo
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
how do i get the last day of the current date or a given date using unix.
for e.g. if i run the command/script on 1st feb 2002 i should get 28 th feb 2002.
AnkuR. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ankurgupta