Time is an element of the overall measurement system of for space. Time can refer to the time it is now, according to timing devices, the interval between two events, the duration of an event, or the sequence of events.

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What is the rationale behind the default values for adjtimex --adjust?

The adjtimex utility has an --adjust mode that can be used to compare the system clock with the CMOS clock, calculate suggested values for the tick and frequency offset kernel time variables, and ...
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Excel convert [h]:mm:ss to a decimal format

I have this cell with an [h]:mm:ss format, and would like to have minutes only, with 2 decimals after the coma (and not seconds). For example: A1: 2551:26:38 becomes B1: 153086,63 How do I do ...
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Windows 7 time keeps changing by itself

As the title suggests windows time keeps changing in random times, with random amounts. It sometimes happens every minute, sometimes it is good for hours. If I go hit synchronize with Internet time, ...
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Timezone setting in Linux

I'm setting timezone GMT+6 on my Linux machine by copying the zoneinfo file to /etc/localtime, but the date command is showing the time UTCtime-6. What is the reason for this behaviour? I'm assuming ...
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Excel function for calculating total spent time

I have an excel sheet, where in some columns I have cells of the type "integer,integerM" or "integer,integerH", for instance "1,30m" or "5,2H". For all the column I would like to get an expression ...
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Add custom time to video frames using ffmpeg

I am using ffmpeg to encode raw pixels data (bgr32) into a video file. Pixels data is being sent from java application to ffmpeg stdin pipe. I am looking for a way to add a timestamp overlay to each ...
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Why does my router send an NTP request to ntp.nasa.gov?

I have enabled logging on my router and restarted it. At the end of the log file it says: Sat, 2000-01-01 02:02:19 - Send out NTP request to ntp.nasa.gov Wed, 2014-01-15 18:01:39 - Receive NTP Reply ...
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How to get the time in Hawaii from the OS X command line?

As the title states, I would like to get the current time in Hawaii (UTC -10:00) from the OS X command line. Could anyone help?
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Excel multiply days and hours with a factor

I would like to calculate the time span betweeen two dates with excel and multiply the amount of days with a factor - like 2 d and 10 h * 5$ Its easy to get the days and hours by just substracting ...
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Significance behind January 6 1980 server time [closed]

Today my iPhone reset its date to Jan 6, 1980. I Googled it and apparently it’s a very common problem. I found a ton of results for January 1980, and most if not all were in January 6th of 1980. The ...
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How to have the time permanently visible in Win 8.1 Modern UI?

How can I keep the time always on top/always visible when I'm using different apps in the Modern UI mode? Thanks!
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Incorrect system time, Windows 8

My computer's time keeps getting set incorrectly. My time zone is set correctly, and if I "Update now" to synchronize with an internet time server (time-a.nist.gov), the time gets set correctly. It ...
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Sum the number of hours in Excel

I want to sum the total hours I was worked in a project. For each day, I have: Starting Time B1: 09:30:00 am Ending Time C1: 17:00:00 pm Total Hours D1: =C1-B1 (06:30) I want to sum the values ...
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How to run “time” on a function in zsh

This works: time ls -l This does not work f() { ls -l } time f No time output is printed in the second case. Why?
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How to setup robust Windows time synchronization?

I have an incorrect time on my Windows machine. I'm not sure how to specify the proper timezone and setup an NTP synchronization. When i'm using a dualboot configuration with Linux (Ubuntu) my time is ...
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Modified times of folders

How does the inheritance and propagation of modified times happen? In order to better put my question, I am going to list three examples: A folder has three files. One file gets modified (by any ...
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Clock running fast after OS X Mavericks install

I've noticed my OS X system time on my iMac is running faster after I updated to Mavericks, after about a week it is a good 4 or 5 minutes too fast. In my Date & Time preferences everything is ...
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Print current time (with milliseconds)

I want this command in windows with cygwin installed, so any Linux command will work for me.
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NTP daemon or ntpdate doesn't synchronize

I'm having some problems with synchronization with an NTP server. 1) The NTP daemon doesn't sync the system clock at all, even though it's running (confirmed with /etc/init.d/ntp status). Forcing to ...
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Arch Linux - Get time offset for all timezones

I am using Arch Linux timedatectl list-timezones command to retrieve the list of time zones. I would like to get the time difference i.e. offset (from UTC/GMT) for each time zone. For example: ...
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List of media files with its duration

I wanted to get a list of mp4 files and its corresponding duration from all the folders matching the pattern below e.g: LO1/LO1.MP4,LO3/LO3.MP4 I tried following but I get multiple entries as well ...
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Per-user faketime in Linux

I already know about faketime and datefudge, but is there a way to set this up transparently for any process that's being run as a certain user (identified by a specific UID)?
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Avg times in mm:ss.0 format

I have a range of times formatted as mm:ss.0. The problem is trying to average these times. Time AVG 2:44.35 2:42.88 2:47.49 2:48.86 2:56.31 00:00.0
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Windows Time clock going twice the speed

The computer is custom build, no pre-installed windows. I had windows 7 about a year ago, and had this problem then I went to windows 8, everything was fine but I decided to come back to win7 and the ...
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Windows Event Log SystemTime format

The follwing timestamp was created during an Windows Security Log TimeCreated [ SystemTime] 2013-10-07T07:31:09.122037600Z In this timestamp I can't understand what 122037600Z part means? Do ...
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How to get video duration in seconds?

How can I get video duration in seconds? What I've tried: ffmpeg -i file.flv 2>&1 | grep "Duration" Duration: 00:39:43.08, start: 0.040000, bitrate: 386 kb/s mediainfo file.flv | grep ...
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How can I have a script set the time during boot on Intel Mac OSX

My computer's battery is bad, but I don't really want to spend the money to replace it because it still lasts several hours. But when it gets down to about 10%, it sometimes just completely powers ...
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A Windows clock to show both UTC and local time?

I'm working on windows 7 x64 and searching for a way for a setting, or replacement app of, the tray clock (on the taskbar corner) to display both UTC (or GMT) and my local time. Cause: I read log ...
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Updating Time : ntpdate[3108]: the NTP socket is in use, exiting

The time on my system is incorrect for some reason. i need to run an update but i can't seem to be able to this is the errror. ntpdate pool.ntp.org 31 Aug 12:31:59 ntpdate[3108]: the NTP socket is in ...
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Os X - Why do I need to turn on WiFi to determine closest location

Why do I need to turn on WiFi to determine my closest location? For some reason, my mac won't get the latest time from the NTP server if I am plugged into Ethernet. What could possibly be different ...
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Measure a process' run time in Windows and Linux

I'm writing a program that performs certain optimizations on an executable file and am looking for a way to measure the time the executable took to run. I've been using a script that measures the ...
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How to connect to time server behind corporate firewall/proxy server?

I am setting up an internal web server at big company and we recently changed proxy servers companywide. So time sync won't work. Tried all of the W2008 defaults, tried resetting the time service... ...
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Serving manually set time

I have set my NTP config to this: # local server server 127.0.0.1 fudge 127.0.0.1 stratum 10 # Only allow read-only access from localhost restrict -4 default kod nomodify notrap nopeer noquery ...
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Getting clock / time info from a Win 7 PC to an Arduino

Assume I connect a microcontroller board (like an Arduino) to a Win 7 PC via USB. Is there anything in the USB communication protocol that contains host clock data? In other words, can I sync the ...
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Add milliseconds to existing Unix time

I have a script that returns Unix time in seconds, for example, 1374521719. I'd like to take in this time and place milliseconds to that. Other posts show a simple example of this with the current ...
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How to use match & index or lookup function based on a number derived from a time calculation

I have created a gantt chart to use as part of my rota system. I want to be able to use a formula (either LOOKUP or MATCH & INDEX) to look up the hours worked against another sheet and pull in the ...
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Formatting Times (durations) in Excel

Does anyone have a good quick way of entering times, specifically durations, NOT time of day, into Excel? All of the times in this case will be short, minutes and seconds. Nothing as long as an ...
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How to convert unit of time to Centiseconds in Excel?

I am working with Excel and I need to convert a time unit like this mm:ss.00 (centiseconds) all to centiseconds. There are some formulas to extract Minutes and Seconds from this format but I dont ...
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Python to see if a file falls into a date range [closed]

I have a script that I want to have an if statement check if a file falls between several specified date periods as it searches directories. I have been able to get the time in %Y-%m-%d format for the ...
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Linux, Unix, Windows… Is access/modify time relative to system time?

I have searched, but can't find the right terminology. For example, if today was Friday, and a file was modified on Wednesday, then when I change the system time to Saturday, does the file's mtime ...
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How to extract the time HH: MM of a cell stored as "dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm format in excel?

I.E. 01/07/2011 09:30 I would like to extract 09:30 of this cell. How I can do it
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Time the execution time of multiple commands

Is there a way to time a series of commands in linux? Perhaps something like this: /usr/bin/time { ls; pwd; ls }
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How to isolate why my system date is going crazy?

The date on my x86 machine is going crazy. When I boot, it's in 1980 (as expected since the CMOS battery is dead). So I NTP sync it with no problems. Some time later (within a few hours, and even ...
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dual booted pc: windows 7 clock becomes wrong after booting linux

I have dual booted pc, i always do that, this time though, i have installed crunchbang, after booting linux, windows 7 clock becomes wrong, it goes back 3 hours. i tried to fix it and it stays fixed ...
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Calculating Time Difference in hh:mm:ss format

I have time format of hh:mm:ss in one cell and the same formatted time in other cell . I calculate the difference of these two cell and get hh:mm:00 as my difference. What I request if someone can ...
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Bash Run command for certain time?

I am making bash script for my use. How can i run a command for certain time, like 20 second and terminate command? I tried a lot of solutions but nothing works, I also tried timeout command with no ...
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Converting epoch seconds to time inline (preferably vim, but command line would be cool)

I have a file with the format 47 2013-05-01 1367406011 2 30 15 47 2013-05-01 1367406388 1 29 14 43 2013-05-01 1367407469 1 26 12 42 2013-05-01 1367407489 1 25 11 42 2013-05-01 1367407810 1 24 11 39 ...
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Different times between OS's

I dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8. Ubuntu is 1 hour ahead, so I set it to 1 hour back and then when I next log into Windows 8, the clock is 1 hour behind. If I then set it forward in Windows 8, it is 1 ...
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How to show time of day (7:42 AM) in VLC fullscreen mode?

Is there a way to show the time of day in the corner somewhere which in VLC fullscreen mode?
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Windows 7 - clock stops keeping time

I have quite a toughie I am battling with. We are administering a bunch of "digital signage PCs", and I have a curious problem where the clock would seem to just stop ticking. I have RSS feeds, ...