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idlebeep monitors the activity of your CPU and/or network device and starts an "alarm action" if your system goes idle. These "alarm actions" may be a beep signal or a call of an external program.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  08 Jun 2004 07:53

    Release Notes: In the Debian package, configuration in /etc/init.d/idlebeep was moved to the /etc/default/idlebeep file. An update is unnecessary if you compiled the previous version yourself.

    •  05 Apr 2004 19:18

      Release Notes: This release adds a monitor for the system load and state-dependent thresholds to realize a hysteresis.

      •  04 Sep 2003 18:42

        Release Notes: exit(1) for non-existing network interfaces has been removed. This is useful for dialup connections where network devices are created and removed.

        •  04 Aug 2003 21:58

          Release Notes: Alarm actions have been added for idle and working states.

          •  01 Apr 2003 02:26

            Release Notes: Compilation fixes for FreeBSD.


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