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Linux / Unix Command: sleep
Command Library

NAME

sleep - delay for a specified amount of time  

SYNOPSIS

sleep NUMBER[SUFFIX]...
sleep OPTION  

DESCRIPTION

Pause for NUMBER seconds. SUFFIX may be `s' for seconds (the default), `m' for minutes, `h' for hours or `d' for days. Unlike most implementations that require NUMBER be an integer, here NUMBER may be an arbitrary floating point number.

--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
 

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for sleep is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and sleep programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info sleep

should give you access to the complete manual.


Important: Use the man command (% man) to see how a command is used on your particular computer.

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