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How to get the date for next week friday or any other day of the week via the command line in Linux

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  • How to get the date for next week friday or any other day of the week via the command line in Linux
  1. Open a new Terminal Window
  2. Type in the following command
    date -d fri

    Description:

    • date = print or set the system date and time
    • -d = display time described by STRING, not `now’
    • Replace fri with any day of the week you prefer.
  3. This will output something similar as below
    Fri Aug  6 00:00:00 SAST 2010

Last Updated On April 07, 2018

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