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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UTF/unix time conversion in access

I am fairly good with access/excel/etc. However I am running into a brick wall with a database I query regularly for information. It has date/time fields that are tracked in unix time format (number ...
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Determine the time difference between two linux servers

I am troubleshooting a latency network issue on a network. It is probably a nic or cabling issue, but while I was going through the process of figuring it out, I was looking at the timings of a ping ...
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Ubuntu: what does time command output means?

From running time over my program I've got: real 4m41.679s user 20m58.623s sys 0m49.471s What does this output means? What is real and what is user?
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How to decipher time in console

I'm reading my console logs and trying to figure out how to interpret the time stamp that console displays: Time 1332251808 TimeNanoSec 72951500 I also have another time stamp that reads: Time ...
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unexpected return value of time command

These commands work fine: (calculates time between opening and closing the program) time gedit time emacs time vim But this command always gives a time under 1 second. It's probably time which ...
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How do I decode the “Faulting application start time” in a Windows event log entry?

An app I was running crashed and I wanted to know when it happened, so I opened up the Windows event viewer and looked for an entry. I found the entry, and then noticed one of the details of the ...
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Dynamic time in Excel spreadsheet column

I am trying to automate time in Excel. I have two columns that show time advancing in minutes and seconds. I want to be able to automate so that if the time changes in one row, it will automatically ...
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How do I use options with time?

Whenever I try to use options with the time command, such as format (-f, --FORMAT), I get the following error: bash: -f: command not found How do I use options with time?
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How inaccurate must the clock's time be for NTLM requests to be denied due to the time being incorrect?

We have a network where the time on some of the client workstations is inaccurate. There is a problem with NTP on the clients or domain controllers causing the time to not synchronize. We are ...
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Can you display milliseconds in the time/date on the Windows 7 taskbar?

I need to time some things, thought it would be nice to do this... Or maybe a better question: Can the date/time format in the Windows task bar be changed?
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How do I move only coming occurences of a series in Outlook?

I have created a series that occurs every week. Now I want to change the time of this series. When doing this Outlook changes the time also for past events. I do not want this. What can I do? I came ...
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Is there a program to accelerate/slowdown time in other process?

Is there a program/library that allows to override time flow in other processes? Expecting it to override clock_gettime, gettimeofday, alarm and other functions that report time or use timeout using ...
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Converting a travel time to an Excel time

I have calculated the time it takes to travel from point A to point B. The results are in number of seconds. I have converted the number of seconds to Hours, Minutes, and Seconds in three cells. I ...
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Archlinux boot time

I have Archlinux installed in my netbook. I want to reduce the boot time to less than 10 seconds. Is this possible? Do you have any success in reducing the boot time to a larger extent? I am aware of ...
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Change the date time format in Skype chat

Where do I change the setting in Skype on Windows 7 for how time is formatted? While the time is shown as 11:14 PM on Skype I would rather it display as 23:14.
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How to Get Standalone Windows 7 Cannot Sync Time (NTP)

I am trying to get my Windows 7 Professional Machine to sync time correctly. This laptop is not a member of any domain. If I try to go to the clock settings, Internet Time tab, and click on "Update ...
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How to synchronize clocks for computers that are not online?

I have some computers that run Windows 7 embedded and are connected to each other by a switch, but are not connected to a larger network or the internet. After a few weeks, the clocks drift and it is ...
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How does network time protocol (ntpd) get the right time to my machine?

network time protocol (ntpd) sets the time on my system automatically from time servers on the net (or something like that. ;) What I've always wondered was, how does that work? Everything that ...
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How to skew a Mac's clock 10 minutes while still keeping it “synchronized”?

My wife is always running late. How can I skew her Mac's clock 10 minutes while still keeping it "synchronized"? I looked at the fudge setting of /etc/ntp.conf but it's only for a Reference Clock and ...
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Is my notebook battery charging even when the indicator has stopped flashing?

I just bought a new battery for my Fujitsu-Siemens PA-1510. The battery label claimed that, in order to have a long living battery it is important to charge it at least 10 hours before the first use. ...
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Is there Linux software that can read out times?

I have seen how Mac can tell (and say) time on hourly, half-an-hour, or quarterly basis. This is very convenient because you can hear the Mac telling you what time it is. I am looking for something ...
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Can I copy the ntpdate binary from another machine in order to update date & time?

On my Red Hat 5.3 Linux machine, NTP isn’t installed (can't install it for some reasons). However I can copy the binary /usr/sbin/ntpdate from another Linux machine to mine. If I only get the file ...
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Stopping ntp - time is still jumping back in Debian

I do something like: service ntp stop 503 date +%T -s "15:10:00" But after a while it jums forward to the correct time (If I put it forward in time, it seems to be working). This is a VMWare Linux ...
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What is starting date for real time clock? [closed]

Windows uses January 1, 1601 as starting date. What does Real time clock use? If it uses different starting date, does Windows convert its timestamp(because it uses its date and time) into its own? ...
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XP MODE: the time on this PC and the current time on the network are different

Some folks were monkeying around with the Time service and Kerberos on our Windows 2003 network domain controllers last night, and today I cannot boot up XP Mode on my Windows 7 desktop. I've rebooted ...
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How can I access a more accurate time in a command prompt

I am running a batch script to retrieve information from a device. Tieing this up with a separate log file requires accuracy greater than the minute accuracy I can get using time /t. This question ...
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Public, reputable sources of time sync via HTTP to use where NTP is blocked?

Let's say I'm in a corporate network where the NTP protocol is blocked, the BOFH^H^H^H^H sysadmins won't unblock it, and they didn't bother to set up a good internal NTP server. What's a good source ...
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Is there any file I can read in unix which contains the time

Is there any file in unix based system which I can read, to get the same value that time() in php would return?
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Time analysis of a movie

I am looking for a tool to analyse a video file on a time basis easily. What I want to do is, while watching a movie I will hit a shortcut and time will be recorded (in a file or clipboard or ...
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How do I convert text into time data?

I have text in one column that has times formatted as "1230 pm" and need to convert it to time. I managed to convert the "am" data but didn't get it to work with the "pm" data.
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Time problem in ArchLinux

I use ArchLinux and I have had problems with my system time for many months. Previously it was working, but once I updated my PC, the system time was shifted at every startup (like it wasn't ...
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Time on WIndows 7 Incorrect - set by network

My computer is connected to a domain. The time is consistently wrong, in fact it seems to be going fast. I try setting the time correctly but within the hour it's changed back. I am pretty sure it ...
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How do I interpret the output of the “time” command?

time a.out 106.130u 0.000s 1:46.28 99.8% 0+0k 0+0io 83pf+0w As per my understanding of the man page: the first value is the time since the code execution started and ended, the second values ...
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Ubuntu clock is wrong and I can't change it (running as VirtualBox Guest under OSX)

I have a strange problem with my Ubuntu Natty virtual machine running under VirtualBox on OSX. One day last week, my clock on the top bar in Gnome stopped displaying the correct time (I'm not running ...
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Minute:Second to seconds in Excel

I'm trying to work out how many seconds there are in a given time range. So for instance if I have the following times: 16:36:00 - 16:37:38 I need to the value of 98 seconds to be placed within a ...
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What's the puporse of the VirtualBox Services?

I have installed VirtualBox on Ubuntu 11.04 and see the following services in BUM (Boot-Up Manager) Oracle VM VirtualBox (vboxweb-service) VirtualBox linux kernel module (vboxdrv) Oracle VM ...
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How to parse time expressions in shell?

I want to have a shell script with a parameter specifying some time. Is there already an existing way to transform time expressions ala: 1d, 34m, 3s, or 0.456h, or 23ms into lets say just ...
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Linux - Forcing 24-hour locale?

Is there any way to force 24-hour time in my locale (for example, 14:00) instead of 12-hour time (2:00 PM)? I use the en_US locale with a UTF-8 character set on Arch Linux, but this shouldn't matter, ...
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Need recommendations on hardware, IP-based time punch clocks [closed]

I hope this is the right place to ask this type of question. If not, please vote to move to a more appropriate place. I have a homebrew, online time clock system we've built for our organization. It ...
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How do I calculate the difference between two time values in Excel?

Using Excel 2007, how do I calculate the time difference by entering a start time an end time What format do I use in the cells where the time is? For example, I'd like to be able to enter 0800 ...
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Synchronize Internet Time in a Windows script?

Is there a way I can synchronize the system clock with an Internet Time server (i.e: time.nist.gov) via command-line? Preferably, this should be something executable via BAT or PowerShell script. ...
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How to set Debian to automatically update time and date?

I have an old computer and BIOS counts the time slower than real ;) So, how can I set my OS to update the time automatically using the internet? If it updated the time only during booting, it would ...
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Find command taking too long on ubuntu 10.10

The find command is taking too long on my machine to complete. When I use time command, I find that sys time and user time are too small as compared to real time. Is my find process not getting ...
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Convert “Mon Aug 01 09:08:25 CDT 2011” to a usable date/time using Excel

I have a giant spreadsheet with computer names and the date stamp that they last reported into our PGP server that I need to convert to a usable date/time, so I can sort the column by the time the ...
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How to prevent Windows 7 from reading the BIOS time?

I'm using the "Time Limit" feature of Windows Live Family safety. I've placed a time restriction on my computer from 12 AM to 4 AM. However if someone changes the BIOS time, the Windows time will be ...
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Show Windows 7 logon time?

On Windows 7 Ultimate, is there a way to see when I logged on into the current session? I want to find out how long I have been at the PC / when I started it up.
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Time off for some sites?

The time displayed for when a message has been posted on various sites is off by 3 hours (it is late). Some known sites that have this problem for me are: Twitter, Google+, OpenStudy. The time ...
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Local virtualhost takes too long to load on MAMP

I have a virtualhost "myhost.local" configured in MAMP My hosts file: 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.0.1 myhost.local 255.255.255.255 broadcasthost #::1 localhost fe80::1%lo0 ...
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ssh without time

I have a device that doesn't have standard clock. each time its turned on the clock is set to 00:00 but progresses normally (e.g. 90 mins after startup it will be 01:30). Will ssh have a problem ...
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script -e and crontab or at

I have a shellscript I want to run via at and use script to capture a transcript. script -e was introduced in util-linux-ng 2.18 and returns the retval of the child process. I want to capture the ...