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[Bug 413049] Re: Regularly Occurring Command


In my opinion most know the command man (else i would suggest to add a
tip :-)). Therefor i don't find it a good idea to say "there is a
programm for that, read the man page of it". Its better to say there's a
programm for that, common used like this...

Therefor my proposed rewrite:
Use the 'watch' command to repeat the same command a regular interval and get helpful datetime output. For example watch -n 1 cat /proc/stat.

Regularly Occurring Command
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Status in Ubuntu Server Tips: Fix Committed

Bug description:
Tip: If you need finding yourself hitting "<up> <return>" in a terminal to repeat a command why not try "watch" with a fully configurable interval and helpful datetime outputs it can save you both wasted time and effort. "man watch" for more details.