How Do I Get Time And CPU Out Of Terminal?

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by DJTHEFUNNY, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. macrumors member

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    #1
    Im Trying To use Geektool 3 to customize my desktop and i really want the time and date on there.
    can anyone share the terminal commands to get the system time and date so i can put them into a shell?


    thanks guys!
     
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    lee1210

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    #2
    date

    you can look at the manpage on your system for formatting options. I'd advise against googling "man date".

    -Lee
     
  3. thread starter macrumors member

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    #3
    Thank's Dude, Seriously you're Amazing!
     
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    angelwatt

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    #4
    There's also a huge thread for GeekTool examples here that has a lot of good info.
     

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