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Convert unix timestamp to date

Terminal - Convert unix timestamp to date
date -ud "1970-01-01 + 1234567890 seconds"
2009-10-07 04:35:40
User: zude
Functions: date
Convert unix timestamp to date

The "-d" option for gnu's "date" command can calculate positive or negative offset from any time, including "now". You can even specify a source timezone (the output timezone can be set with the TZ environment variable). Useful! Fun! Not very well documented!


There are 5 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
date -d @1234567890
echo $EPOCH|awk '{print strftime("%c",$1)}'

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What others think

or: $ date -d "@1234567890"

Comment by ok 445 weeks and 1 day ago

On BSD systems you can use the -r option:

date -r 1234567890

It is very well documented in the manual page, as is usual on BSD systems. ;-)

Comment by inof 445 weeks and 1 day ago

If you need it a little bit shorter and don't remember the @-shortcut:

date -ud "1/1/70+1234567890sec"
Comment by uwe 378 weeks and 1 day ago

you can try this free http://www.online-code.net/unix-timestamp.html">online timestamp converter to convert timestamp to readable date.

Comment by JonyGreen 134 weeks and 1 day ago

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