Man page for apt-get timeout Command
This tutorial shows the man page for man timeout in linux.
Open terminal with 'su' access and type the command as shown below:
Result of the Command Execution shown below:
timeout run command with bounded time
timeout [ signal] time command ...
timeout executes a command and imposes an elapsed time limit. The com
mand is run in a separate POSIX process group so that the right thing
happens with commands that spawn child processes.
Specify an optional signal to send to the controlled process.
By default, timeout sends SIGKILL, which cannot be caught or
ignored. The signal must be provided in its numerical value.
time The elapsed time limit in seconds after which the command is
The command to be executed.
timeout's exit status is the exit status of the specified command or 1
in case of a usage error.
The IBM PUBLIC LICENSE must be distributed with this
This program was first released as part of SATAN.