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Use kfsmd to Keep Track of Changes in Your Filesystems

Jan 26, 2008, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ben Martin)

"Applications can ask the Linux kernel to report changes to selected files and directories. I created the Kernel Filesystem Monitoring Daemon (kfsmd) to make monitoring filesystem changes simple.

"There are packages available for both 32- and 64-bit Fedora 7 and 8 and Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy, as well as 32-bit packages for openSUSE 10.3. You can also download a repo file, which can be used with Fedora 8 and yum. Placing the repo file into /etc/yum.repos.d allows you to install kfsmd and its dependencies with yum install kfsmd on a Fedora 8 machine. You can also compile directly from source if that is your preference..."

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