Put a console clock in top right corner

while sleep 1;do tput sc;tput cup 0 $(($(tput cols)-29));date;tput rc;done &
A nice way to use the console in full screen without forget the current time. you can too add other infos like cpu and mem use.
Sample Output
                                                         Qui Fev 17 08:27:29 BRST 2011
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2011-02-17 11:13:19

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What Others Think

Wow, that's very cute.
flatcap · 387 weeks and 1 day ago
tnks to @flatcap, I learn: man 1 tput man 5 terminfo there's so much options to play.
glaudiston · 387 weeks and 1 day ago
that is really awesome.
gamefiend · 387 weeks and 1 day ago
Clocks have been done to DEATH lately, but this one is the one I like. Props!
Habitual · 387 weeks ago
Really cool >> .bashrc :)
rubenmoran · 386 weeks and 6 days ago
Really cool! >> .bashrc :)
rubenmoran · 386 weeks and 6 days ago
For real life use with text-packed consoles, a space in front may enhance readability a lot, like in while sleep 1;do tput sc;tput cup 0 $(($(tput cols)-29));echo -n " $(date)";tput rc;done &
bugmenot · 386 weeks and 2 days ago
This one just for the time beeing : while sleep 1; do tput sc;tput cup 0 $(($(tput cols)-$(date|wc -m)));date;tput rc;done &
mayrlin · 372 weeks ago
This one works fine too : while sleep 1;DATE=$(date);do tput sc;tput cup 0 $(($(tput cols)-${#DATE}));printf "$DATE";tput rc;done &
mayrlin · 372 weeks ago
while sleep 1;do tput sc;tput rev;tput cup 0 $(($(tput cols)-45));echo -ne "$(hostname -i) ";echo -ne "Load: $(uptime | awk '{print $10}') "; echo "$(date +%D\ %T)";tput rc;done & or this for a splash of color: while sleep 1;do tput sc;tput setaf 5;tput setab 3;tput cup 0 $(($(tput cols)-45));echo -ne "$(hostname -i) ";echo -ne "Load: $(uptime | awk '{print $10}') "; echo "$(date +%D\ %T)";tput rc;done & 2 extra spaces to account for XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
ctapyxa · 349 weeks and 1 day ago
don't use with putty! killall bash saved my life when this commands started jamming the display
Mole · 340 weeks and 3 days ago
Sweet
indilo · 150 weeks and 5 days ago

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