How to check how long your Linux system has been up and running

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  • In the Command Line Interface type in the uptime command and hit enter
    uptime
  • Now the uptime information should display eg. The time, how long the system has been running, the amount of users logged in and the load average
    22:59:30 up  1:36,  2 users,  load average: 0.13, 0.09, 0.08

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Ian Carnaghan

I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment.

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