Watch the progress of 'dd'

Pressing ctrl-t will display the progress
Sample Output
load: 1.28  cmd: dd 1576 uninterruptible 0.00u 2.70s
194+0 records in
193+0 records out
202375168 bytes transferred in 168.213087 secs (1203088 bytes/sec)

By: yusufk
2014-01-28 14:43:14

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Wow, that sounds too good to be true. It doesn't work in gnome-terminal, konsole, xterm. What terminal are you using? I think it must be wired to send SIGUSR1 on ctrl-t.
flatcap · 399 weeks and 1 day ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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