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Quick comment added for completeness (Sorry I can't comment due to reputation filter???): --events is not the filter, you have to use --event. For example, here's the command line for monitoring create/modify events: # inotifywait . --recursive --monitor --event CREATE --event MODIFY Then I see: Setting up watches. Beware: since -r was given, this may ...


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I had made a similar script for my Vaio to notify me when the battery gets fully charged. I had utilised UPOWER to provide me the updates on the battery state and extracted the related section out of these. Here is the code: #!/bin/bash while true;do STATE=$( upower -i /org/freedesktop/UPower/devices/battery_BAT0 | grep "state:" | cut -b 26- ) if [ $...


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Specto is just what you are looking for! Install it with: sudo apt-get install specto Description: Unobtrusive update notification program Specto is a desktop application that will watch any user-specified events (web, folder, ...). This will allow users, for instance, to specify a website to watch, and Specto will automatically check for updates on ...



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