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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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. i.e. 1374521719. I'd like to take in this time and place milliseconds to that. Other posts show a simple example of of this with current time: echo ...
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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, ...
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Windows 7 set to UTC RTC forcibly changes time

I really want to make Windows 7 understand that RTC in using UTC instead of local time. I found a solution, except for it does not play well with time synchronization. I have: Modified the registry ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 x32 - Windows 7 Pro x64 dual boot - clock is wrong (UTC)

I have a problem with time when booting windows after linux. The reason is that Ubuntu saves hw clock as UTC but Windows 7 expects it to be saved as localtime. So Windows shows time that is one hour ...
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Time and display is not working properly

My time and calendar is always wrong. I don't know how to do it anymore. I tried everything from changing time zone to checking out the services.msc etc etc but after a while again the time seems to ...
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How to set the time temporarily in Linux

I am testing some code with some random numbers generated with the current time as the seed using srand(time(0)) I'd like to get the same random numbers every time when I run it. So I want to set ...
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Changing windows 7 time to military time only on additional clocks

I'd like to have my timezone (central) stay at the short time AM/PM format, but I'd like to have an additional clock that would be a different time zone show a military time. I can change the windows ...
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Is there a way to schedule tasks in windows specifying a specific time zone?

I need to schedule several tasks to run, where each needs to run at a specific local time in a different city. For example, one job might need to run at 19:00 New York City, and another needs to run ...
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Windows Time not updating after reboot

Yesterday, for the first time, my laptop blackened out and I noticed it's base was pretty heated up. I Googled the cause and came to know that some laptop shuts itself down to prevent damage to the ...
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How to get Excel to save date fields as displayed.

I have data that has date-time values that I need to convert to a different format. I have created an Excel formula that concatenates the string into exactly the format I need. I currently have the ...
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What are the steps in getting a Windows XP PC to time sync with a Windows 7 PC?

I have one PC running Windows XP Professional on a workgroup and another PC running Windows 7 Professional. I want the XP machine to be in time sync with the Windows 7 PC. I have disabled the ...
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Excel Concatenate Time

I have had a look at this site, and across the net, but can't seem to solve this, which should be easy! Concatenate should work, but I wasn't able to make it work. Current spreadsheet looks like ...
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Need a script to calculate batch file execution time

I need a script that I can call/include from another batch file (.bat) that can calculate the amount of time it takes to execute the first batch file. The script would be used for automation on both ...
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Excel creating weird diagrams

I have a list of times in one column. They are formatted as Time cells. When I simply select the values and click Insert -> Line (diagram), I can't seem to get the right kind of diagram. What ...
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Get the time it took to execute the previous command in linux(without re-executing that command)

I know the time command allows you to time the execution of a given command. But is it possible to get the execution time of the previous command without re-executing that previous command?
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Calculating time in Excel between AM and PM

I have an Excel spreadsheet that calculates the difference between two times. The formula that I'm using, for example, is as follows: Cell A1 12:00 PM Cell B1 12:30 PM Cell C1 =minute(B1-A1) and the ...
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Is there a way to display time / clock on the Windows 7 logon / login screen?

Seems like a simple thing to ask, right? Show the system time (date is optional) on the login (logon) screen in Windows 7. Yet Win7 doesn't seem to be able to do that using just the default software ...
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Time units and automatic formatting of the y-axis in Excel

I have a chart with time values on the vertical (Y) axis. As the values can change a lot the formatting of the axis minor and major units is automatic. The problem is that Excel chooses values which ...
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Windows 8 time issue

I have a new HP desktop computer with Windows 8 installed into it. (Bought it with it) And I've encountered an issue when trying to set the time. My problem is not setting it, but trying to keep it ...
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Check when a process was launched on OS X

Activity Monitor lists how much CPU time a process has used over its lifetime, but is there a way to find out the date and time a process was started? I'm curious because my Firefox hasn't updated ...
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Copying a Partition-Time it Could Take [closed]

I'm in the process of copying all the partitions of a hard drive to another with gparted to another one as so that I can simply pop the new drive in mn.y computer and start it up, I was wondering if ...
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See the time spent on web site since load or the time when page was opened in Chrome

Is there a way to tell how much time has passed since the web site has been loaded? I cannot modify the page, but, what I am hoping for, is some sort of statistic or Chrome debug console command that ...
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Using virtual box is it possible to set your virtual machine time to be different from host time

Using virtual box is it possible to set your virtual machine time to be different from host time. Say 1 year into the past. If I wanted to run the windows XP images provided by Microsoft from here. ...
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Automatically sync windows time more often than default

I have a few PCs that are losing time, and I'd like windows to synch them more often with the internet time. I think the windows default attempts to update only once per day, and does not update if ...
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What format can I use in Excel to display both date and time in system formats

I need to display both date and time in system date and time formats. I know that [$-0xf800] means the system long date format and [$-0xf400] means the system time format, but [$-0xf800][$-0xf400] ...
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Time synchronisation with Ubuntu guest and Hyper-V Client (Windows 8)

I have Ubuntu Server installed (quantal, 12.10, 32-bit), as a VM guest using Hyper-V with Windows 8. Note I am using this on my laptop. When I re-open my laptop, the time is no longer synchronised ...
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Calculating a duration in excel from date and time

I have 2 columns in excel, each column includes a date and a time in the following format: 'dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm'. One is a start date/time, the other is an end date/time. The end date/time could be ...
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Incorrect time on Windows

The time that Windows displays is two hours later than the actual time. The time zone is correctly configured to UTC+2 (that's my location's time zone). I've tried setting the time zone to UTC and ...
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Windows Live Mail throwing Error ID 0x80048820 while Updating my E-Mail Account

What Happened : I just switched on my PC in morning and I got CMOS diskette error(Dell Inspiron 530S), it just activates the floppy drive, so I switched it off from the BIOS in the next restart. ...