Monitor the Result of a Command

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Monitor the result of some command by looping it an infinite while loop. To quit, press Ctrl+C. Thanks to Sreenath for this tip.

while [ 1 ]; do ls -l; sleep 2; done

One Response to “Monitor the Result of a Command

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    October 11th, 2008 10:11

    There’s a better one… watch(1)

    Hmm.. if you’re on a laptop and you want to know how much its heating up

    $ watch acpi -V

    How’s the network doing?

    $ watch ifconfig eth0

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