Commands tagged birthday (2)

  • Do you ever want to know which day of week was your birhday! Now you can check that with this command, just set your birh date at the beginning (My bday in the example) and the dates will be revealed. ;) Show Sample Output


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    DAY=01; MONTH=07; YEAR=1979; CURRENT_YEAR=$(date +%Y); for i in $(seq $YEAR $CURRENT_YEAR); do echo -n "$i -> "; date --date "$i-$MONTH-$DAY" +%A; done
    nordri · 2018-06-08 07:56:59 2
  • Print out your age in days in binary. Today's my binary birthday, I'm 2^14 days old :-) . This command does bash arithmatic $(( )) on two dates: Today: $(date +%s) Date of birth: $(date +%s -d YYYY-MM-DD) The dates are expressed as the number of seconds since the Unix epoch (Jan 1970), so we devide the difference by 86400 (seconds per day). . Finally we pipe "obase=2; DAYS-OLD" into bc to convert to binary. (obase == output base) Show Sample Output


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    echo "obase=2;$((($(date +%s)-$(date +%s -d YYYY-MM-DD))/86400))" | bc
    flatcap · 2015-10-19 15:40:32 0

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