Date (Unix)

Date (Unix)

The Unix date command displays and sets the time and date of the system clock. Setting the clock is restricted to the superuser.

The Single Unix Specification (SUS) mandates only one option: -u, where the date and time is printed or set in Coordinated Universal Time, as if the timezone were UTC+0. Other Unix and Unix-like systems provide extra options.

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