How to pipe the result of 'date' command to 'mv' command

I want to rename my file to the current timestamp.I know how to get the current timestamp(“date +%s”) but how can I pipe it to ‘mv’ command?

Here is Solutions:

We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first solution because it is tested & true solution that will 100% work for you.

Solution 1

Use something like this (bash):

mv myfile myfile.$(date +%s)

Or alternatively:

mv myfile myfile.`date +%s`

if your shell doesn’t do the $(command) thing.

Note: Use and implement solution 1 because this method fully tested our system.
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