uptime and w commands in Linux

The uptime and w commands in Linux and Unix systems give pointed information about the system uptime, load average and about logged in users.

uptime

The uptime command is given as,

uptime

And the output is like,

07:47:08 up 25 days, 17:54, 1 user, load average: 0.03, 0.09, 0.08

In the above output, 07:47:08 is the timestamp at the time the command was given.… Read more