Blink Caps Lock on HDD activity

dstat -d --nocolor --noheaders|xargs --max-args=2|while read status; do if [ "$status" == "0 0" ]; then setleds -L -caps < /dev/console; else setleds -L +caps < /dev/console; fi; done
Some computers these days don't have an HDD activity light, but they still have a useless caps-lock, so why not re-purpose that light to show HDD activity? Requires setleds and dstat and probably needs to run as root.

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By: intangi
2013-04-24 18:32:25

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