This is the "progress" utility from NetBSD, ported to Linux and Solaris. The progress utility allows the file I/O of progresses to be monitored. It includes support for gzip-compressed files, so "progress -z -f file.tar.gz tar xf -" would show the progress of extracting file.tar.gz.
|Tags||Archiving Installation/Setup Monitoring Utilities|
|Operating Systems||POSIX BSD NetBSD Linux Solaris Unix|
Release Notes: Portability modifications were made to the NetBSD sources.