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Old 09-15-2009
how to get the date from the Internet?

Hello,

Does anyone know the UNIX command to get the date from the Internet?
I recall extracting a header from, let's say Google, and inside there,
there's the date from Google. Thanks.
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Old 09-15-2009
ntpdate x.x.x.x

where x.x.x.x is the ntp server you want to pull time from.
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Old 09-15-2009
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