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||POSIX Linux BSD FreeBSD Solaris|
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.
Release Notes: This release adds a monitor for the system load and state-dependent thresholds to realize a hysteresis.
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.
Release Notes: Alarm actions have been added for idle and working states.
Release Notes: Compilation fixes for FreeBSD.