Is there a shell tool which can probe if a subprocess is still producing output, and otherwise kill it after a specified timeout? I'm using offlineimap for Gmail backup, but that's very very very ...
On Linux (my live servers are on RHEL 5.5 - the LXR links below are to the kernel version in that), man 7 ip says: A TCP local socket address that has been bound is unavailable for some time after ...
I have a shell script that's reading from standard input. In rare circumstances, there will be no one ready to provide input, and the script must time out. In case of timeout, the script must execute ...