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Specto

Specto

Specto is a desktop application that watches configurable events (such as website updates, emails, file and folder changes, system processes, etc) and then triggers notifications.

For example, Specto can watch a website for updates (or a syndication feed, or an image, etc), and notify you when there is activity (otherwise, Specto will just silently continue monitoring unobtrusively).

This changes the way you work, because you can be informed of events instead of having to look out for them.

 Specto 0.4.1

Price
Free to download

Size
0.3MB

License
GNU GPL v2

Developer
Jean-François Fortin Tam, Pascal Potvin. Wout Clymans, Giulio Lotti, Thomas McColgan, Christopher Halse Rogers

Website
specto.sourceforge.net

System Requirements
GTK+ version 2.10.x
python
python-gtk2
python-glade2
python-gnome2
python-gnome2-extras
python-central
python-notify
python-dbus (to allow libnotify "balloons")
python-gconf

Support Sites:
Documentation, SourceForge Project Page

Selected Reviews:
Linux.com

Features include:

  • Easy to use graphical interface
  • Monitors a website using XML feeds
  • Monitors a static website
  • Monitors emails/gmail accounts
  • Monitors file changes
  • Behaves like a normal tray icon
  • Configurable

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