Linux date

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Linux date

The date command displays date, time, time zone, etc.

Syntax:

  1. date  

Linux Date1

Look at the above snapshot, current date of our system is displayed with date command.

Date Format

You can display the date in a format of your choice. For this check the man page of date with man date command.

Linux Date2

Look at the above snapshot, date is displayed in different format.