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Kevin Windrem suggested

Decipher log timestamp

Ever wondered what the cryptic number at the beginning of each log entry is?

For example, tail -n 1 /var/log/gui/current outputs lines like this:

@400000005ecfd95801f770dc QVNCServer disconnected from "127.0.0.1"


It's a timestamp in TIA64 format. The tai64nlocal utility converts the number to a date and time.

tail -1 /var/log/gui/current | tai64nlocal produces:

2020-05-28 15:31:26.032993500 QVNCServer disconnected from "127.0.0.1"

Note that the time zone for Venus is always GMT so the hour won't match the actual local time.

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Nice. thanks I had been puzzling about that.

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