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A real-time filesystem monitoring program.

iWatch is a real-time filesystem monitoring program. It is a tool for detecting any changes on your filesystem and reporting it to the system administrator immediately. It uses a simple configuration file in XML format and is based on inotify, a file change notification system in the Linux kernel.


User Guide at http://iwatch.sourceforge.net/documentation.html



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Ted Teah

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29 January 2007

Leaders and contributors

Cahya Wirawan Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=174218&atid=868410
Developer,SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttps://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/iwatch-general

Software prerequisites

Required to useLinux Kernel 2.6.13 or greater

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 26 February 2017.


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