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I wrote a code which convert epoch time to readable time

sd=`date -d '1970-01-01 UTC '$SDATE' seconds' +"%d-%m-%Y"`

the output is : 27-12-2002 but I want the output to be : 27/Nov/2002

how should i change my code?

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sd=`date -d '1970-01-01 UTC '$SDATE' seconds' +"%d/%b/%Y"

I believe

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There's a shortcut for "time from unix stamp": date -d @$STAMP. For the output, read man date

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Use %b instead:

sd=`date -d '1970-01-01 UTC '$SDATE' seconds' +"%d/%b/%Y"`

Read man date for more details:

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