Script to Watch for Ubuntu 9.10 Launch – can be used in other scenarios.

I know ubuntu is out already but this is something that you can use to monitor a webpage.

This script will run check a for the Ubuntu 9.10 launch once every 5 mins and let you know when it\’s available:

 while [ 1 ]; do if [ -z \"`curl -I \"http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/9.10/release/\"|grep \"404\"`\" ]; then kdialog --msgbox \"9.10 Released\"; exit; fi; sleep 300;  done

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