How to monitor Internet connection?

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Mon Apr 13 17:08:02 UTC 2009

On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 4:00 PM, Ashley Benton <chuaukantli at>wrote:

> Hi, I have a server on one of my computer using Ubuntu 8.10.
> My internet connection seems to be going on and off making the website
> unavailable.
> Is there a way to monitor my internet connection? Would it be possible to
> have the computer beep when the server is off internet?

you could try the following script i have been using. got it  from

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