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Instant Reactions to Filesystem Events with inotify

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: May 20, 2021 @ 11:58 pm, by raindog308

The ability to run programs automatically is one of the great liberating powers of computers. In Unix, it’s common for users to schedule jobs using cron or at (or with systemd, timers). But what if you want to run a job not based on a schedule but rather in response to an event? Imagine you […]

How to Monitor New LowEndTalk Offers with Python

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: February 4, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

In July 2020, there was a discussion on LowEndTalk about how to monitor new offers on LET.  Several solutions were posted, but I think the easiest is to parse LET’s RSS feed.  In this tutorial, we’ll show you a simple script you can use to get an email alert when new offers are posted on […]

Rainbow Stream – Use Twitter From the Command Line on your VPS

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: March 30, 2016 @ 2:39 am, by Jarland Donnell

Twitter’s versatile platform makes it easy for people to stay up to date on the latest information and news. Did you know that Twitter’s API can be rapidly configured to integrate directly into almost any app? Using Rainbow Stream, you can setup your VPS to view, post or read Twitter messages using the command line […]