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Old 07-03-2004, 02:31 AM   #1
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Pause between commands when scripting

I am creating a shell script, however the commands are being executed too fast. After the first command is called, there should be a delay before the next one is executed. Does anyone know how this can be done?

Old 07-03-2004, 02:33 AM   #2
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use the sleep command it defaults to seconds. so sleep 30 would be 30 seconds or sleep 1h would be sleep for 1 hour


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