sleep

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/>
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COPYRIGHT
       Copyright © 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(3)

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



GNU coreutils 8.31               November 2019                        SLEEP(1)