sleep(1) — Linux manual page

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SLEEP(1)                        User Commands                       SLEEP(1)

NAME         top

       sleep - delay for a specified amount of time

SYNOPSIS         top

       sleep NUMBER[SUFFIX]...
       sleep OPTION

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       Written by Jim Meyering and Paul Eggert.

REPORTING BUGS         top

       GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report any translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2020 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         top

       sleep(3)

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

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GNU coreutils 8.32               March 2020                         SLEEP(1)

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