Notify about netlink changes
This runs in background and produces notifications whenever a netlink event is received. Notifications look like this:
A device is down:
A device is up:
A device received an IP address:
A device received an IPv6 address:
A device disappeared:
To compile and run
netlink-notify you need:
Some systems may require additional development packages for the libraries.
libnotify-devel or similar.
Building and installing is very easy. Just run:
This will place an executable at
documentation can be found in
Additionally a systemd unit file is installed to
netlink-notify to run it once. A systemd user service can be
started and/or enabled with
systemctl --user start netlink-notify
systemctl --user enable netlink-notify.