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See smbstatus all the time

Terminal - See smbstatus all the time
while (( $i != 0 )) { smbstatus; sleep 5; clear }
2009-06-03 13:26:30
Functions: clear sleep
See smbstatus all the time

See smbstatus Output within a 5 second interval (for monitoring smb access)


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives

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More portable (works with any bourne-compatible shell):

while :; do smbstatus; sleep 5; clear; done
Comment by inof 303 weeks and 3 days ago


Doesn't work on all shells (and you don't specify the one you're using)

And why complicate things when it can be so easy?

watch smbstatus
Comment by skinp 303 weeks and 3 days ago

Hi man,

You can use the watch to replace his command.

root@zappa:~# watch -n5 -d smbstatus

Comment by ncaio 303 weeks and 3 days ago

watch is nice because you can have it highlight the differences when things change as nciao has shown with the -d option.

Comment by bwoodacre 303 weeks and 2 days ago

very nice .. tnks @dude !!

Comment by geekbr 303 weeks ago

Your point of view

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