watch befehl ⇒ Führt den Befehl in einer Schleife aus

Theoretische Verwendung:



watch date            ⇒   Gibt Zeit und Datum aus und aktualisiert es alle 2 sec.
watch -n # date       ⇒   Gibt Zeit und Datum aus und aktualisiert es alle # sec.

man page:

WATCH(1)                      Linux User's Manual                     WATCH(1)

       watch - execute a program periodically, showing output fullscreen

       watch  [-dhvt]  [-n  <seconds>]  [--differences[=cumulative]]  [--help]
       [--interval=<seconds>] [--no-title] [--version] <command>

       watch runs command repeatedly, displaying its output (the first screen-
       full).   This  allows you to watch the program output change over time.
       By default, the program is run every 2 seconds; use -n or --interval to
       specify a different interval.

       The  -d  or  --differences  flag will highlight the differences between
       successive  updates.   The  --cumulative  option   makes   highlighting
       "sticky",  presenting a running display of all positions that have ever
       changed.  The -t or --no-title option turns off the header showing  the
       interval,  command, and current time at the top of the display, as well
       as the following blank line.

       watch will run until interrupted.

       Note that command is given to "sh -c" which means that you may need  to
       use extra quoting to get the desired effect.

       Note  that  POSIX  option  processing  is used (i.e., option processing
       stops at the first non-option argument).  This means that  flags  after
       command don't get interpreted by watch itself.

       To watch for mail, you might do
              watch -n 60 from

       To watch the contents of a directory change, you could use
              watch -d ls -l

       If you're only interested in files owned by user joe, you might use
              watch -d 'ls -l | fgrep joe'

       To see the effects of quoting, try these out
              watch echo $$
              watch echo '$$'
              watch echo "'"'$$'"'"

       You can watch for your administrator to install the latest kernel with
              watch uname -r

       (Just kidding.)

       Upon  terminal resize, the screen will not be correctly repainted until
       the next scheduled update.  All --differences highlighting is  lost  on
       that update as well.

       Non-printing characters are stripped from program output.  Use "cat -v"
       as part of the command pipeline if you want to see them.

       The original watch was written  by  Tony  Rems  <>  in
       1991,  with  mods  and corrections by Francois Pinard.  It was reworked
       and new features added by Mike Coleman <> in 1999.

                     1999 Apr 3                          WATCH(1)

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