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is it possible to echo 'some text' every 10 minutes on my screen

is it possible to echo 'some text' every 10 minutes on my screen continues ,
without cron.
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Old 03-08-2005
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Originally Posted by vkandati
is it possible to echo 'some text' every 10 minutes on my screen continues ,
without cron.
a 'busy-loop' approach:

busy.sh
Code:
#!/bin/ksh

while : 
do
  echo 'some text'
  sleep 600
done

busy.sh &
 

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