gvfs-monitor-file Man page

GVFS-MONITOR-FILE(1) User Commands GVFS-MONITOR-FILE(1)

NAME

gvfs-monitor-file – Monitor files for changes

SYNOPSIS

gvfs-monitor-file [OPTION…] [LOCATION…]

DESCRIPTION

As long as gvfs-monitor-file is running, it will print information
about creation, deletion, content and attribute changes and mount and
unmount operations affecting the monitored files.

gvfs-monitor-file uses the GIOs file monitoring APIs to monitor the
given files. GIO uses different implementations depending on the
platform. The most common implementation Linux uses inotify.

OPTIONS

The following options are understood:

-h, –help
Prints a short help text and exits.

–version
Shows the version number and exits.

-N, –no-pair
Don’t send single MOVED events.

EXIT STATUS
On success 0 is returned, a non-zero failure code otherwise.

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