Category: bash

Checking website status with Bash under Ubuntu

Posted by – July 29, 2011

With few lines of code we can create a very smart bash script that doest the website status check for us, this script uses the ubuntu notification system to display a notification on desktop if the website goes down.

Here’s how you can do this.

First, you need to install required packages:

sudo apt-get install libnotify-bin msmtp openssl ca-certificates

And now configure account in msmtp: