The time at which an event is recorded by a computer.

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Why are Skype messages showing up out of order?

Recently, I saw a one-line Skype message dated 7:36 AM. I saw and responded to this message with one line at 9:39 AM. The other person wrote three lines back again in the early afternoon, which I did ...
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How can I convert this to an actual date?

I recently did a backup with Acronis and saved the log. It turns out to be an xml containing some lines like this <event code="504" id="5" level="2" message="Pending operation 158 ...
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Trillian Timestamps

I've been using Trillian for years on Windows and more recently OSX. Recently I have noticed that on OSX the timestamps next to messages have disappeared. This is most noticeable when copy and ...
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Excel 2010: Daylight Savings - calculate # of hours between timestamps for any given day

I have a checksheet which cross-checks various water measurement points, reading the average rates from around thirty different meters out of another system. I've automated this checksheet so a VBA ...
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MP4 video - Editing Creation Date and Other Metadate

I wish to find out if it is possible to edit the creation date and time of an MP4 video file. I have attempted to do so using ffmpeg with the syntax listed below ffmpeg -y -i "22.mp4" -c copy ...
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In Excel 2010, how can I subtract two times when I also have the date in the cell and get the value in seconds?

I have a column of data as follows: 09/22/2015 10:25:22 09/22/2015 10:27:00 I want to subtract 09/22/2015 10:27:00 from 09/22/2015 10:25:22 to get the value of 98 seconds. I tried formatting ...
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Accidentally partially deleted home directory . . . Killed with ctl-c, which file is corrupted?

I was running some software in my home directory (last time I do that!). Stupid config file asks what directory I wanted to put my output files. I accidently used ~/ as my output directory. It ...
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uneditable date-time source for vb.net ms access

We are trying to create a time-in/time-out system using vb.net and ms access as database. I'd like to ask for an uneditable source for our date-timestamp. We can easily use system time but users tend ...
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prevent file copying not via permissions

Is there any way I can prevent a file from being copied? I don't mean via the file system, but I mean by somthing that must change if the file was copied, like some sum or timestamp My goal is to ...
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How to establish previous modification dates of a file?

I've got some files (.ini and .lnk) and would like to establish their previous modification dates. Unfortunately no shadow copies are present. Is there any way to do that? I run Windows Vista. Thanks ...
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sed option to preserve file times during a find/replace?

I'm trying to modify some Autotool files because a project is not honoring my CFLAGS, CXXFLAGS and LDFLAGS. I located some areas where I could likely make the change with a grep for libtool: link. ...
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change login time/date on Linux

Is it possible to 'backdate' a login time on a Linux server by changing the date? For example, I just ran lastlog on one of my servers and included in the expected records was this: root ...
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Windows 10 automatically update the modified time of installer files while it has been executed

Windows 10 automatically update the modified time of installer files while it has been executed. I have tried some installers and most of those modified time have been updated, now these files' ...
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24-hours time with 12-hour notation [closed]

I've received an paper e-mail copy with header saying, that the e-mail was sent 15:10 PM. So I am wondering, if the mail is fake one, or is it possible due to some setting changes? My questions: ...
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How to change the current TCP timestamp value for Linux?

Linux normally sends a TSval field that corresponds to the current uptime. I would like to overwrite this with a user-specified value. # 4 hours after boot: > outgoing TCP packets have TSval ...
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Are there any ways to protect files “Date Created” metadata?

I've recently been going through and reorganising old photos - and came across many cases where the Date created metadata would not reflect the date the photos were taken (or scanned in) but instead ...
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Why is my Windows “System.currentTimeMillis()” system time exactly 8 seconds behind all the other computers?

I am writing a real time networking program running on multiple computers and I decided to synchronize events using the OS system time. The problem is that one of my computers is 8000 ms behind the ...
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How to make Windows Explorer file properties show exact times?

When I bring up file properties, I don't want my OS to round off values for me. But to my surprise, I click on a file, open properties, and see: Created: Today, June 11, 2015, 4 hours ago ...
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Robocopy backup via Citrix wrong timestamps

I connect to a Windows 2008R2 via Citrix from a MAC. The task is to backup the HDD to my local HDD which I connected as a network drive z: in Windows. The problem is that on my Mac the files modified ...
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How to determine when a secondary drive was formated that does Not have an operating system on it?

We have a laptop that had dual boot, primary is Win 7 pro and secondary WAS Win XP, the Win 7 hard drive was installed to run modern programs etc. we kept the XP drive for older building management ...
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Mysql- Changing file name to include date/time stamp when query is run

SELECT '"Part #"', '"Manu"', '"Qty"', '"partdesc"', '"Rohs status"' UNION all ( SELECT partno, manuf, qtyleft, partdesc, stfifo.ROHScompliance FROM stmaster, stfifo WHERE ...
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Timestamp bash_history of a different user in a filesystem

I have a partition .dd file with the bash_history. I am able to cat it and look at the bash history and I know that the HISTTIMEFORMAT="%d/%m/%y %T " is typically used for the timestamp of the current ...
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How to copy Skype text with timestamp and names in MacOS

When I select and copy some text from Skype chat, it does not include timestamp and name if I take only one message from one user. If it is two or more messages, timestamps and names are there. For ...
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Millisecond precision in syslogd on OS X

When I log messages to syslog in OS X (10.10.1), it truncates the timestamp to the second. If I log to a file, for example, I am able to capture milliseconds. Milliseconds matter when logs are coming ...
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NTFS MAC Times in Hexadecimal

I am using EnCase and a Hex Editor to analyse a virtual drive. EnCase says that the this hexadecimal: 5FBF60C54F2CCF01 is the date/time (mm/dd/yy): 02/17/14 09:18:54 (PM) I have worked out ...
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How to elegantly log working times by file changes

I would like to get to know some (windows) program, or some scripting lines, that could help me to get a chronological list (in the form of a text file) of file changes, on a drive or directory, ...
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How to Download HTML Pages of a WebSite, Based on a Time Stamp?

I know this might be a repeated question, and I'm sorry for that, but I failed to find any answer for my problem . I Just want to download the Pages html files, without any other contents, and (If ...
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Updating the emacs style Time Stamp comments in vim

How can I implement this emacs auto time stamp in vim? I have the following string at the top of a file: // Time-stamp: <> Here // are comment characters. What do I need to do so that ...
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Fixing bad timestamps on Skype 6.19

I was doing a bit of testing of a javascript app that had me changing my timezone all over the place. While that was happening, I got a couple of Skype messages that got assigned bad timestamps. Now ...
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How to include the second in Outlook “received” time? (hh:mm:ss)

In Outlook, the timestamp of the "received" column in Inbox View is rounded to the minute. This is annoying, since we need to know the second. And the correct minute number. In the options, one can ...
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What is the range of dates that windows explorer can display?

I want to set the created date on some old scanned pictures to a date in 1970. If I do that using a third party tool, Windows explorer displays the date as blank. I thought NTFS could go back to the ...
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In Emacs' org-mode, any way to hide the subtree with timestamp not set to today?

I just started to learn org-mode (and Emacs) and I plan to use it as a calendar/timetable/todo-list hybrid. Is it possible to hide entries with timestamp not set to today? If so, how? For example, ...
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Is it possible to record live streams with ffmpeg in an audio file with embedded timestamps?

I would like to record the daily programme of an IceCast radio channel (maybe a 24 hour stream), and then select my favourite programmes by embedded timestamps - if possible - according to the daily ...
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Is the Excel “Last Modified” time adjusted to my timezone?

I'm looking at a Last Modified time stamp in an Excel Workbook: I got the spreadsheet from China, and I'm sitting in Denmark. These two countries are in two different time zones, and I would thus ...
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False timestamps on files

So I was wondering how the touch command really worked. I found touch -t which seems to modify the timestamp based on a string of numbers, but how is this string formatted? Can this be used to falsify ...
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Displaying timestamp in Google Chrome browsing history [duplicate]

Google Chrome allows to view the browsing history. Is there any way to display a more complete timestamp i.e. having the hour, minute and second instead of having just the date?
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Finding the newest file in a directory with a million files

I'm currently using ls -t | head -1 to get the name of the newest file. But it takes a long time because my directory has a million files. I guess a chunk of time is lost unnecessarily in ls -t when ...
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How can I use Excel to represent “thu jan 16 01 29 13 0000 2014” in time series plot?

I am trying to represent this time stamp: "thu jan 16 01 29 13 0000 2014" in excel for time series analysis. How can I make excel realize?
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How to use the input stream timestamp, as the output stream timestamp?

I use this command to convert: ffmpeg -copyts -i test.flv -vcodec libx264 -acodec libfaac -f flv test-out.flv but the timestamp in the output file is different from original file. the starting ...
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Time stamping of files in Windows 8

I need to know the exact time I shot a video. The video was shot with an iPhone and moved to a Windows 8 PC. The Properties dialog in Windows tells me the following about this file: Created: ...
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Preserve ctime with SCP

How can I copy a file using SCP while preserving ctime (modification time)? I have a folder on my Mac (OS 10.8), and the results of ls -l and ls -lc are the same. $ ls -l total 0 drwxr-xr-x 9 ...
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Wireshark merging pcap files

I'm trying to merge 15 pcap files using wireshark. The merging is successful. I'm using the appending function so that the second file is just added to the bottom of the first file. But when this is ...
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Determine when computer woke up from hibernate?

How do I determine at what time the computer woke up from hibernate?
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Configuring who to output seconds

I need to see who is logged in when. That's pretty simple using who, the problem is that the time output looks something like: Feb 14 15:15 I need the seconds as well. How can I make this ...
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How to disable modified time-stamp in windows?

Disabling Accessed time-stamp of files/folders in Windows is pretty easy. However, when you save a file, Windows updates its Modified time-stamp, and along with that the Accessed time-stamp also gets ...
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File timestamps inconsistently update on network drive in Windows 7

This problem has been bugging me for a couple years now, and I have not been able to find a good solution. I develop code in both C++ and VB6. When I compile my C++ code in Visual Studio 2005, the ...
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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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batch - File last modification time with seconds

I want to know when a file has been modified for the last time. I can get these infos using the following batch script: FOR %%i IN (myfile) DO SET modif_time=%%~ti The problem is that I need ...
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Avoid errors from tar failing to restore directory permissions

I observe the following behavior with both tar 1.26 and 1.27.1: $ mkdir a b a/diffowner $ sudo mkdir b/diffowner $ sudo chmod a+w b/diffowner $ echo foo > a/diffowner/foo $ tar -C a -cvf test.tar ...
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Retaining creation date with unison

Is there a way to retain creation dates using unison? I can preserve the modification times, but I also need creation dates. Edit: OS in use are BusyBox (EXT4) and OS X (Extended Journal)