This tutorial explains Linux “uptime” command, options and its usage with examples.
Displays the total uptime and other information for the computer.
This is the same information contained in the header line displayed by w command.
1. Simple Example
$ uptime 13:37:45 up 19:10, 2 users, load average: 0.00, 0.06, 0.11
The information shown is as follows :
How long system is running for
Number of users logged on
Load average for past 1 minute
Load average for past 5 minutes
Load average for past 15 minutes
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