ODOC: watch

Sunday, November 06, 2005

watch - Periodically run and show the output of a program


Watch runs command repeatedly, displaying its output This allows you to monitor the program output change over time.

Examples :-
$ watch ls -- Every 2sec(default time) 'ls' is executed and output is showed on the screen.

$ watch -n 6 who -- Every 6Sec 'who' run and list the current users

$ watch -d date -- Highlight the difference b/w successive updates

Press Ctrl+C to stop the Watch Command.

Read: man watch

comments links to this post Listen to this article Listen to this article


Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home

Previous Posts

referer referrer referers referrers http_referer

  • Subscribe to Free Software Blog
  • Google
  • Subscribe in Yahoo
  • Subscribe
in Bloglines
  • Link to Podcast

(RSS feed) for this blog
    Computers Blog Top Sites
  • Computers Blogs by Indian Bloggers
  • BLogstreet Profile