The time (and date) stamp, usually of a file, when the event (or last change) occurred.

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What is a timestamp in Linux?

While reading about Linux I got the following: touch provides several options, but here is one of interest: The -t option allows you to set the date and time stamp of the file. To set the ...
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How to check partition and boot-sector modification time?

I wonder if there is a way to check the date/time (timestamps) of modifications made to the boot sector and partitions, both manual/automated or due to hard disk crashes?
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How to check a folder timestamp?

How to get file information inherent to time: such as last modification time, recent access time and so on. Also I would like to know if it is possible to check all the modification dates of a file ...
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(Another) How to show full date and time in Nautilus/Files 3.10+ list view?

This question is essentially a follow up or continuation of: How to show full date and time in Nautilus/Files 3.6+ list view? ...but b/c this isn't ANSWERING that question, I'm disallowed from ...
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before.rules date [closed]

I can't figure out why one of my before rules file has a date that is in the future. Today's date is July 3rd but the file time stamp states Jul 6. Below is the output from ls -l in the /etc/ufw ...
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How to retain date stamp while copying to another PC

Similarly to How to maintain a file's 'last modified' date ? I need to retain the date while copying the file by Krusader or in a 'Home Folder' window to another PC connected by SSH. Is it ...
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Append current timestamp on files name from background running command

Following is command that I have used in bash script and it is run on background: sshpass -p prakash12 ssh -t -p $1 prakash@localhost './test_new_update_script.sh > ...
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Create a change log (timestamped) in Kubuntu?

I want to keep a change log of things I do in Kubuntu - in other words if I tweak some setting I want to make a written record of it so I can roll back if I screw up. What's the best way to do this? ...
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Command line PDF printing - automatic filenames based on timestamp [duplicate]

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 3.8.0-35-generic kernel, Firefox 27.0 If I print a text file to pdf, I get a default filename which is always the same. (it is always "output.pdf") How can I have automatic file ...
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Timestamp appears to be wrong on some log files

When I use scp to remotely check my server logs, the "last changed" timestamp on some files appears to be set in the future. I've double checked the local time and timezone settings on both my server ...
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Last access timestamp updated every 24 hours

The last access timestamp of my files is updated every 24 hours whenever I access an files. E.g. I type "ls" and if the last access timestamp of the file is older than 24 it is updated to the current ...
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How can I preserve file modification times when copying to a NAS?

I recently installed a Synology DiskStation on my network. I mounted it from an Ubuntu 12.04.1 computer with the Browse Network button in Nautilus 3.4.2. It shows up as ...
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List of files modified between perticular time period

I am trying to get list of files modified between particular period of time as explain in this answer. I stored date and time in two variables [nn and nn1 (stupid naming)] and tried with find ...
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How can I change the date modified/created of a file?

Is there a way to change the date when a file was modified/created (which is shown in Nautilus or with the ls -l command)? Ideally I am looking for a command which can change the date/time stamps of a ...
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How to remove files modified between particular dates?

As in the topic: I would like to remove files in a directory that have been modified in a particular date range. How can I do this ?