pretend to be busy in office to enjoy a cup of coffee

for i in `seq 0 100`;do timeout 6 dialog --gauge "Install..." 6 40 "$i";done
The first parameter after timeout is the key parameter; number of seconds to wait. With a 6 you have 600 seconds for your coffee break (10min).

By: javisol
2010-09-28 06:38:20

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