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How to Time a Linux Shell Command

October 7th, 2008 by Jim

Date and TimeKnowing how long a Linux command line task executes can be useful in many situations. For example, how long does it take to…

  • …perform a backup? [rsync]
  • …calculate a directory’s size? [du]
  • …find files within large folders? [find]

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