program or genetic linux bash command program possible to monitor the status of webpage activity

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mail2rst
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program or genetic linux bash command program possible to monitor the status of webpage activity

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I have raspberry pi running dietpi in my home & i want following functioning in it, its not directly related to dietpi but here are many experts so they can help me & guide me towards my goal,
is any program or genetic linux bash command program possible to monitor the status of webpage activity. The result I want, there is one website selling something which I want to buy but it is out of stock very fast. So I want to monitor that web page / button when it change its state my system send me notification. I want to run this monitoring process after every 10 min interval. Please guide me or you know, also is there any free online service available which can do this for me free (IFTT) etc.
thanks in advance.
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Joulinar
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Re: program or genetic linux bash command program possible to monitor the status of webpage activity

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Hi,

personally I'm not aware on such tools but Google gives following.

https://geekflare.com/monitor-website-changes/

I guess it's more intend to monitor your own websites. Not sure if it can be uses to watch others as well
Pls let us know if a solution is working. This could help others if they hit by similar situation. Your DietPi Team
derders
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Re: program or genetic linux bash command program possible to monitor the status of webpage activity

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hm how about urlwatch https://github.com/thp/urlwatch ?
I use firefox extention Web pages scanner https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/a ... s-scanner/ that has a CSS selectors ... but you need to have the browser opened.. so i used google and searched for python + CSS selectors + e-mail notification and found urlwatch :D haven't used it yet, but it looks like what you're looking for...
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