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fsniper is a tool that monitors a given set of directories for new or modified files. Then, based on the file's type or name, it invokes a script to be run on that file. Directories are monitored using inotify, instead of simply continuously polling them for changes. Common uses include ... [More]
inoclam uses inotify to watch user specified directories. When a file is created, changed or copied to one of the monitored directories, the file is virus checked with ClamAV. If a virus is detected, the file is optionally removed from the file system and the administrator is optionally notified.
lsyncd - Live Syncing (Mirror) DaemonDescriptionLsyncd uses rsync to synchronize local directories with a remote machine running rsyncd. Lsyncd watches multiple directories trees through inotify. The first step after adding the watches is to rsync all directories with the remote host, and then ... [More]
File Conveyor is a daemon written in Python to detect, process and sync files. It was written by Wim Leers as part of his bachelor thesis at Hasselt University in Belgium. To allow for instantaneous detection of changes on the file system, it uses inotify on Linux and FSEvents on Mac OS X. ... [More]
inotail is a replacement for the 'tail' program found in the base installation of every Linux/UNIX system. It makes use of the inotify infrastructure in recent versions of the Linux kernel to speed up tailing files in the follow mode (the '-f' option). Standard tail polls the file ... [More]
Getit, simplified, yet powerful download manager. Getit is a daemon to manage concurrent URL downloads with wget. It uses very simple but powerful queue mechanism to download any URL that get pasted in queue file. Queue file is a simple text file that accepts not only URLs but also download ... [More]
Openduckbill is a simple command line backup tool for Linux, which is capable of monitoring the files/directories marked for backups for any changes and transferring these changes either to a local backup directory or a remote NFS exported partition or to a remote ssh server using the very common ... [More]
iWatch is a realtime filesystem monitoring program. It is a tool for detecting changes in filesystem and reporting it immediately.It uses a simple config file in XML format and is based on inotify, a file change notification system in the Linux kernel.
libpnotify is an event notification framework for monitoring files and directories. It is designed to be portable across different Unix-like kernels and currently supports Linux and BSD. The API is very similar to the inotify(7) API under Linux. libpnotify has been ported to the following ... [More]
inotify-tools is a C library and a set of command-line tools providing an interface to the Linux inotify file notification system.