Derek Broughton wrote:
> Ray Parrish wrote:
>> Wow! That's way over blown for what I need. I just need
>> pings the servers every few minutes, and pops up a notice if
>> them is down. A web search found lots of Windows packages
>> this, but no Linux based solutions. I even tried one of the
>> apps with Wine, but it wouldn't run.
> Please don't top post. How can we have a conversation.
> You won't find a Linux packaged solution to just do that
because it's as
> simple as running a script that uses "wget" to get anything
> site (outputting it to /dev/null) and echos a message if wget
> being careful to create no output at all when the wget
> the script in cron, and you'll get an email every time it
Sorry about the top posting, it's the default in my email client
most lists I belong to they don't complain. I myself have a plug
collapses all quoted material in an email to one line boxes that
opened to full size if I can't remember what was said
that add in! get Quote Collapse and Quote Colors for
So much for off topic... Thanks for the tip on wget, I'll be
man page to study it here in a minute. I've done some bash
[spam] when I wrote the System Report script for Ubuntu which
available on my web site.[end of spam] 8-) So, I'm hoping I can
it out once again to do this.