The watch Command

December 24, 2006 at 10:23 pm 1 comment

watch runs command repeatedly and updates the output on the screen. This is useful for monitoring the output of a command, like cat $LOGFILE, for changes. This allows for all sorts of scripting goodness. Guess that means I have another excuse to have an xterm open. 😉

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