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acctdump(8) System Manager's Manual acctdump(8)


acctdump - accounting data dump utility


acctdump [-f|--forwards] [-q|--no-banner] [-p|--stdin] [-r|--raw] [-u|--resource] [<file>...]


acctdump reads process accounting data from file or, by default, from the system process account file /var/log/account/pacct and outputs it as a table on stdout.


Output data with the oldest entry first rather than last.
Don´t output a header in the first line.
Read accounting data from stdin.
Don´t convert date, uid, gid, tty, and exit status to human readable forms.
Additionally display resource usage data.


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acctdump is Copyright (C) 1998, 2001, 2006 Ian Jackson <>

This manpage was written by Jonathan Amery. It is Copyright (C) 2014 Jonathan Amery <>

This is free software, distributed under the GNU General Public Licence, version 3 or (at your option) any later version; see /usr/share/doc/chiark-utils-bin/copyright or /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-3 for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

2014-10-06 chiark-utils-bin