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Old 09-01-2009
refresh ps ax |grep using a script

hi all

I want to refresh
ps ax |grep something

using a script every n seconds.
Plz advise how to do that.
# 2  
Old 09-01-2009
If you're on Linux, you probably have the watch utility:
watch -n5 'ps ax | grep something'

If you don't have it, try this:
while true
    ps ax | grep something
    sleep 5

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Old 09-01-2009
Thanks pludi.
It works Smilie
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