Inotify is the kernel module that replaces.... @todo

it allows you to attached watches to particular file system structures and have events called.

notes & references

      while inotifywait -e modify /var/log/messages; do
        if tail -n1 /var/log/messages | grep httpd; then
          kdialog --msgbox "Apache needs love!"
    while true; do

echo "Waiting for file changes"

 inotifywait -rq --format '%T %w %f' -e close_write "path/to/files"
 echo "Files were changed"


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