DATE(1) General Commands Manual DATE(1)

NAME

dateset date and time

SYNOPSIS

date [[[[[cc]yy]mm]dd]HH]MM[.SS]

DESCRIPTION

As this is too long to fit on one input line, the above solution with Sm is clearly more readable than using Ns and line continuation as follows:
date [[[[[cc]yy]mm]dd]HH]MM[.SS]
September 25, 2015 bsd.lv