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Re: unix tool as precise counter/timer for periodic print/exec

Hi Paul,

> Use crontab (see man crontab).

But as far as I see, cron doesnt do what I want.

First of all, it will run as a daemon in the background so there is no
way (at least as far as I am aware) to make it output a counter/timer in
my terminal.

Second, as also mentioned in my initial email, I would also like a
resolution higher than once per second which is (afaik) also not what
cron is made for.

Thank you for your reply!

cheers, josch

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