Re: generic command monitor plug-in?
- From: <tpgww@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: emelfm2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 20:20:51 +1000
On Thu, 26 Aug 2010 21:58:22 +0300 Liviu Andronic <landronimirc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 9:28 AM, <tpgww@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > I understand the purpose of these to be to run something repeatedly, with > > some predefined interval between times. > > > > I'm wondering > > - how relevant would that sort of thing be to our context i.e. > > file-management during a non-persistent application-session ? > > > I don't know how this concerns others, but I often tend to use emel as > a session-manager, in the sense that I launch many of my apps from > emel, especially as root. Personally, when in need to monitor smth, I > would rather turn to emel. > > > > - can that sort of thing be achieved by simply running one of those > > existing things from within e2 ? > > > At least watch fails: > >watch df (11400) > Error opening terminal: unknown. > >watch df (11400) returned '1' > > As for xfce4-genmon, it uses Xfce's panel, so it's not compatible with > any terminal. So, what you'd like is essentially a replication of some daemon (cron etc) with output, if any, displayed within e2? Presumably with the option to specify any number of operations, each of them with any interval between iterations ? seconds to years ? Regards Tom -- Users can unsubscribe from the list by sending email to emelfm2-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the subject field or by logging into the web interface.