Deja Dup

Petter Adsen petter at
Mon Jan 11 06:12:46 UTC 2016

On Sun, 10 Jan 2016 12:56:53 +0100
Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum at> wrote:

> I meant more generally in the inner parts of the operating system. For
> instance, if I save a file with Gedit, Apache OpenOffice, Audacity,
> Nano or whatever, is that event logged by the operating system
> somehow? Or if I delete a file in Nautilus or even in a terminal?

I don't know what Ubuntu One did, but it is indeed possible to monitor
files for changes - there is a kernel feature that allows this. Do a
package search for 'inotify' (inode notify), and see if anything there
does what you want.


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