how long system has been running

last reboot

2009-08-19 11:04:34

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I don't know if it's different from Mac OS X's last reboot, but there for man says: "he pseudo-user reboot logs in at reboots of the system, thus ``last reboot'' will give an indication of mean time between reboot." So "uptime" fits better to your headline.
unixmonkey4833 · 665 weeks and 1 day ago
nothing wrong with this command. I can't see why it would be downvoted, except that it's both simple and well known and some might think it insults their intelligence. I however think it adds value to commandlinefu when even the simplest of commands can be found by the novice or newbie...even commands as simple as `uptime`.
linuxrawkstar · 664 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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