Execute a command repeatedly

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It might not be available by default on your system so make sure you install it:

# Manjaro / Arch
sudo pacman -S procps-ng

# Alpine
apk add --update procps

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Prefix all your commands with watch and they’ll be executed every 2 seconds:

watch pwd

Press CTRL + C to quit.

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It’s useful for viewing things that change over time, like your temperature readings:

watch sensors