HowTo: Display progress on "dd"

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HowTo: Display progress on "dd"

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Here's a short shortcut to how to send SIGUSR1 to dd to show its progress, without going the intermediate step of search the process ID and then running "kill -USR1 ...":

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$ kill -USR1 $(pgrep ^dd)
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