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date --date=yesterday +%Y%m%d
2010-09-08 12:29:31
User: vinayv
Functions: date
Tags: bash date
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The "date' command has options to easily format the date, day, month, time, etc. But what if you want a relative date or time. Like, I wanted yesterday's date in a particular format. You may want the exact date of "2 months ago" or "-3 days" nicely formatted. For that, you can use this command. The --date option takes fuzzy parameters like the ones mentioned in the previous sentence.