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Number of seconds to certain unix date

Terminal - Number of seconds to certain unix date
echo $( (( $( (2**31 -1) ) - $(date +%s) )) )
2009-04-02 05:14:23
User: Chartreuse
Functions: date echo
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Number of seconds to certain unix date

Echos the number of seconds from the current time till the specified time (Example in command is (2**31-1)) aka the Unix epoch. Just replace that number with the specified date (in seconds past Jan. 1st 1970) and it will return the seconds.

NOTE: Only works in bash

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That's bash only...

Comment by lme 290 weeks and 2 days ago

I specified bash as a keyword but for some reason it doesn't show, I will add it to the text and see If I can make one that works with bash and csh

Comment by Chartreuse 290 weeks and 2 days ago

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