Execute program periodically, showing output fullscreen. A free counterpart to GNU watch.
NAME watch - execute program periodically, showing output fullscreen SYNOPSIS watch [-tv] [-n time] [command] DESCRIPTION The watch utility runs a command repeatedly and displays its output fullscreen. This allow you to watch an output of the command as it changes. If the command is absent, watch will prompt for it. The options are as follows: -n time Set delay between screen updates in seconds. The default value is 2 seconds. -t Disable output of the title bar. -v Display version and terminate. Watch will terminate with the keyboard interrupt (`^C') EXAMPLE watch -n 1 ps HISTORY The original watch was written by Tony Rems in 1991, with mods and corrections by Francois Pinard. It was rewritten completly from scratch by Dimitri Sokolyuk in 2003.