manpagez: man pages & more
man sleep(1)
Home | html | info | man
sleep(1)                         User Commands                        sleep(1)




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.  NUMBER need not be  an
       integer.   Given  two  or  more arguments, pause for the amount of time
       specified by the sum of their values.

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit


AUTHOR

       Written by Jim Meyering and Paul Eggert.


REPORTING BUGS

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


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright (C) 2019 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This  is  free  software:  you  are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


SEE ALSO

       sleep(1)

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



GNU coreutils 8.31                March 2019                          sleep(1)

coreutils 8.31 - Generated Tue Mar 12 15:13:32 CDT 2019
© manpagez.com 2000-2019
Individual documents may contain additional copyright information.