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Re: Usage of echo

On 26/11/2000 at 20:16 +0100, Svante Signell wrote:
> How to echo the current date and time to a log file?
> echo 'date:' ??? 'time:' ??? > file.log

 $ echo date: $(date +%x) time: $(date +%X)
 date: 26-11-2000 time: 20:02:07

Is this what you want? Check the date manpage for more options.

Regards, sena...

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