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Does anyone know how to put the <enter> key in Bourne Shell?

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I have a utility that need to hit the enter key to get updates.  I want to run this utility in a script then hit enter every 60 sec.  
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while sleep 60 ; do echo ; done | script
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Thanks for the info.  The C utility I have for an application it will prompt you to hit ENTER from standard input from the terminal to run it.  I want to know if we can put the ENTER key in a script and run it every 60 secondes. Thanks,  -Vin
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#! /usr/bin/expect
open "/path/to/application"
while {1==1} {
  send "\n"
  sleep 60
}
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