date, clock – date and time

date [ option ] [ seconds ]

Print the date, in the format

Tue Aug 16 17:03:52 CDT 1977

The options are
u    Report Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) rather than local time.
n    Report the date as the number of seconds since the epoch, 00:00:00 GMT, January 1, 1970.
i    Report the date as ISO–8601 without time and timezone suffix.
t    Report the date as ISO–8601 with time and timezone suffix.

The conversion from Greenwich Mean Time to local time depends on the $timezone environment variable; see ctime(2).

If the optional argument seconds is present, it is used as the time to convert rather than the real time.

Clock draws a simple analog clock in its window.

/env/timezone         Current timezone name and adjustments.
/adm/timezone         A directory containing timezone tables.
/adm/timezone/local   Default timezone file, copied by init(8) into /env/timezone.