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appx-uptime.py

Figure out the approximate uptime of a Linux host in plain English without crazy libraries.

#!/usr/bin/env python
#
# appx-uptime.py - a silly script to figure out plain English uptime
#
# Copyright (c) 2015 Gabriel M. O'Brien
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from datetime import datetime, timedelta
 
with open('/proc/uptime', 'r') as f:
    uptime_sec = int(float(f.readline().split()[0]))
 
f.close()
 
# convert to human time
uptime_min = uptime_sec / 60
uptime_hour = uptime_min / 60
dd = uptime_hour / 24
 
# calculate remainders
mm = uptime_min % 60
mm = mm - mm % 10
hh = uptime_hour % 24
 
# set units string
d_str = "day"
h_str = "hour"
m_str = "minutes"
 
# pluralize units if required
if dd != 1: d_str = d_str + "s"
if hh != 1: h_str = h_str + "s"
 
# print nice old time string based on case
if dd == 0:
    if hh == 0:
        if mm == 0:
            print "a few minutes"
        else:
            print("about %s %s" % (mm, m_str))
    else:
        if mm == 0:
            print("about %s %s" % (hh, h_str))
        else:
            print("about %s %s and %s %s" % (hh, h_str, mm, m_str))
else:
    if hh == 0:
        if mm == 0:
            print("about %s %s" % (dd, d_str))
        else:
            print("about %s %s and %s %s" % (dd, d_str, mm, m_str))
    else:
        if mm == 0:
            print("about %s %s and %s %s" % (dd, d_str, hh, h_str))
        else:
            print("about %s %s, %s %s, and %s %s" % (dd, d_str, hh, h_str, mm, m_str))
 
hacks/appx-uptime.py.txt · Last modified: 2015-03-18 14:59 by gabriel