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'checkurls' is a program to help people who are interested in multiple files on Internet and want to spend less time checking for updates. It takes a list of URLs, downloads the files at these URLs, compares these with the old files, and if something has changed it sends an email to the user with a patch.


Download version 0.5.2 (stable)
released on 11 April 2005


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey12 November 2002

Leaders and contributors

Marco Parrone Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Help E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use mailx
Required to use wget
Required to use Bourne shell
Weak prerequisite getopt
Required to use diff

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.


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