ekgping pings a host, just like ping. However, it does not output simple text, but shows the results in a graphical and audible manner, somewhat similar to an electrocardiograph.
|Operating Systems||Linux Unix|
Release Notes: This release adds a --beep-when option, which only plays a beep/sound when the host is either dead or alive. It also specifies the correct Module::Build version dependency.
Release Notes: ekgping was based on a ping version outputting "... icmp_req=...". However, there are versions of ping using "icmp_seq" instead. This release makes ekgping work with both variants.
Release Notes: This release allows the user to run "bin/ekgping -f share/beep.ogg host" without having to do "./Build install" first. It adds the -t option to specify the ping timeout after which a continuous beep is played.
Release Notes: This is the initial release. It features a visible and audible ping and the ability to use custom beep sounds.