How to find 'Day of week' in Linux system

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Old 07-04-2009
How to find 'Day of week' in Linux system

Hi All,

I want to find a day of week for the Linux system.

can some one help me on this..

Thanks in advance,
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Old 07-04-2009

date '+%u'
date '+%a'
date '+%A'

man date

Last edited by Scott; 07-04-2009 at 10:52 AM..
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Old 07-05-2009
Thank you Smilie
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