The Bash Sleep Command: A Quick Guide to Use It in Your Scripts

We usually want a script to run fast, but that’s not always the case. Sometimes it makes sense for our Bash script to use the sleep command before executing the next command. Let’s find out when…

What is the Bash sleep command?

The Bash sleep command delays the execution of the command after it for a given amount of time. The sleep time is expressed in seconds. The use of the sleep command is common when scheduling a task every X seconds or when a script relies on another script to complete its