Revision of Time - Run Programs and Summarize System Resource Usage from Sun, 01/27/2008 - 11:38

Today’s post is a quickie, and more along the lines of a “package of the day”, but I thought it would be interesting to share.

The time command in Linux will offer you system resource summaries and total time taken to complete the job requested. Usage of the time command is very simple (although see man time for more information).