Watch for Ubuntu 9.10 Launch

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This script will run check for ubuntu launch once every 5 mins and let you know if there is an launch.

while [ 1 ]; do if [ -z "`curl -I ""|grep "404"`" ]; then kdialog --msgbox "9.10 Released"; exit; fi; sleep 300;  done

2 Responses to “Watch for Ubuntu 9.10 Launch

  • 1
    November 7th, 2010 19:48

    in case of Ubuntu (Gnome) i would suggest to use notify-send instead of kdialog which is KDE specific

  • 2
    November 12th, 2010 17:59

    Like you, I am using wordpress to store code snippets. What formatting tags/tools are you using to get your code to format properly in a blog post. I have tried multiple things but I? not quite satisfied.


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