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Linux Lexicon: Use Watch Command To Run A Command Every X Seconds

Oct 13, 2016, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by DEVIN MCELHERAN)

Have you ever needed to run a command every couple minutes to check on something? Say you need to watch a RAID rebuild or watch a log in real time, but need to search or filter it first. That takes a lot of specialized tools, one for each task really. But using watch command this can be achieved easily.

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