Depend behaviour on hour (e.g. "*" between 10 and 22 , and "#" between 23 to 9 )

hour=$(date +%H); if [ $hour -gt 9 -a $hour -lt 23 ]; then echo -n '*'; else echo -n '#'; fi; echo ' '$hour;
echo 'Current hour' hour=$(date +%H) if [ $hour -gt 9 -a $hour -lt 23 ]; then echo -n '*'; else echo -n '#'; fi; echo ' '$hour; echo 'Test around the clock:' for hour in {0..23} {0..23}; do if [ $hour -gt 9 -a $hour -lt 23 ]; then echo -n '*'; else echo -n '#'; fi; echo ' '$hour; done echo 'If you need to depend on UTC, just add `-u` flag to `date` command'
Sample Output
* 22

0
By: gwpl
2016-07-26 20:53:59

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