uptime (1)

Quick Reference

Tell how long the system has been running and other information.

  • Print current time, uptime, number of logged-in users and other information:

uptime

  • Show only the amount of time the system has been booted for:

uptime --pretty

  • Print the date and time the system booted up at:

uptime --since

  • Show version information:

uptime --version

NAME

uptime - tell how long the system has been running

SYNOPSIS

uptime [ OPTION]... [FILE]

DESCRIPTION

Print the current time, the length of time the system has been up, the number of users on the system, and the average number of jobs in the run queue over the last 1, 5 and 15 minutes. Processes in an uninterruptible sleep state also contribute to the load average. If FILE is not specified, use /var/run/utmp. /var/log/wtmp as FILE is common.
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

AUTHOR

Written by Joseph Arceneaux, David MacKenzie, and Kaveh Ghazi.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
 
Report uptime translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

SEE ALSO

Full documentation at: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/uptime>
 
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) uptime invocation'

Information

Source
Coreutils
OS/version
GNU coreutils 8.29.13-0a854
Source updated
December 2, 2018
Page created
February 9, 2018
Page generated
December 2, 2018