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Delay for a specified amount of time.

February 2017
SLEEP(1)                                  User Commands                                  SLEEP(1)

NAME sleep - delay for a specified amount of time
DESCRIPTION Pause for NUMBER seconds. SUFFIX may be 's' for seconds (the default), 'm' for minutes, 'h' for hours or 'd' for days. Unlike most implementations that require NUMBER be an integer, here NUMBER may be an arbitrary floating point number. Given two or more argu‐ ments, 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: <> Report sleep translation bugs to <>
SEE ALSO sleep(3) Full documentation at: <> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) sleep invocation'
GNU coreutils 8.25 February 2017 SLEEP(1)
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refer to sleep(3)