file_date - display the date of a given file

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file_date displays the date of a specified file. You can use the modification, status, or access time. You can use Greenwich Mean Time. You can use a custom date format.

For example, to display a file's modification date in RFC822 format, you could say:

file_date -f "%a, %d %b %Y %H:%M:%S %z" filename

See the manual entry for more details.


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