watch- execute a program periodically, showing the output
watch [options] [command to run]
watchruns the specified command repeatedly, displaying its output and error on the screen. This allows one to watch the program output change over time. By default, the program is run every 2 seconds.
watchwill run till one presses the key
qto quit the command.
--help: prints the help for this command in the terminal
-t: turn off the header showing the interval and the command at the top of the display, as well as the following blank line.
-n <seconds>: Specify the update interval.
-e: Freezes on a non-zero return status of the specified command, and exits on a key press.