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Date and time functions

Posted 12-09-2013 at 11:34 AM by druuna
Updated 01-31-2014 at 03:25 AM by druuna (Small changes to layout)
Tags date, seconds, time

A handful of date and time related functions that might come in handy.
  • Convert a date or time string to seconds from epoch
PHP Code:
# ------------------------------------------------------------------ #
# Function : dateToSecs
# Syntax   : dateToSecs "[date]"
# Convert a date or time string to seconds from epoch.
# ------------------------------------------------------------------ #
function dateToSecs() {
  [[ $
# -eq 0 ]] && date --utc 
...
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Automatically set file date from EXIF data

Posted 12-27-2010 at 02:54 PM by jere21
Updated 12-27-2010 at 02:59 PM by jere21

You can set the creation date of a picture or video as its access and modification time: If the creation date was saved in the exif data of some media, you can extract it with "exiftool -ee -CreateDate" and then "touch" the file with that time.

To do this automatically save the following script e.g. as /usr/local/bin/exiftool_set_create_date
Code:
#!/bin/sh
# exiftool_set_create_date: set the file date from exif "Creation Date".
echo -n "$@:
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I'm tired

Posted 04-19-2010 at 10:25 PM by Mr-Bisquit

Time to sleep.
Close your eyes and sleep.
Sleep the sleepy sleep.
It's the sleepification.
Take a nap.
A sleepy nap.
Close your eyes
and sleepitize.
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Timers and Tizers

Posted 04-03-2010 at 12:30 AM by Mr-Bisquit

Still working on the g3. Finally installed kde on openbsd. Hoobay!!
Oh and maté is good.
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