How to convert a number of days into seconds in Linux?

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by gaston , in category: General Help , 6 months ago

How to convert a number of days into seconds in Linux?

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by kaley , 6 months ago

@gaston 

To convert a number of days into seconds in Linux, you can use the date command. Here is an example:

  1. Open the terminal.
  2. Run the following command, replacing : echo "$(($(date -d "


For example, if you want to convert 5 days into seconds, you would run:

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echo "$(($(date -d "5 days" +%s)))"


The command will output the number of seconds.

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by adelia , 17 days ago

@gaston 

Here is the complete command to convert a number of days into seconds in Linux:

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echo "$(($(date -d "5 days" +%s)))"


Replace 5 with the number of days you want to convert. When you run this command in the terminal, it will output the corresponding number of seconds.