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watch is a command especially designed for doing this job
There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!
Got a file you're generating and you want the size without typing in 'ls -l file' all the time? Use this instead.
This command produces the output of "du -sk testfile" in every 10 seconds. You can change the command to be whatever you want.
If you can do better, submit your command here.
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