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Unix timing a command

To time any command in unix just prefix the command with "time ". for e.g.
  1. "time ps"
  2. "time ls"
  3. "time python scripts/dev_scripts/ ../vmshare"
The output would be something like

  PID TTY          TIME CMD
14648 pts/0    00:00:00 bash
14778 pts/0    00:00:00 ps

real    0m0.032s
user    0m0.004s
sys    0m0.024s


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