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command-line programs providing a simple interface to inotify

inotify-tools is a set of command-line programs for Linux providing a simple interface to inotify. These programs can be used to monitor and act upon filesystem events. inotify-tools consists of two utilities:

inotifywait simply blocks for inotify events, making it appropriate for use in shell scripts.

inotifywatch collects filesystem usage statistics and outputs counts of each inotify event.

Tags: System Administration: Monitoring, Implemented in: C, User Interface: interface::commandline, role::program, Scope: Utility, Works with: Files

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Architecture Version Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 3.14-1+b1 24.2 kB61.0 kB [list of files]
armel 3.14-1+b1 22.9 kB90.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 3.14-1+b1 22.9 kB82.0 kB [list of files]
i386 3.14-1+b1 23.9 kB55.0 kB [list of files]