Cred (check remote document) is a Bash script that checks an online page or file and warns you if it has changed since the last check. It can report changes — and, optionally, lack thereof — by internal email or in your terminal, and it supports all the Internet protocols supported by Wget.

It’s also well suited to run as a cron job.


Version 1.0 — released on September 7, 2022 — includes the following improvements:

Requires: Bash, Wget, OpenSSL
“Cred” is Copyright © Dario Niedermann — Released with no warranty under the terms of the GPLv3 license. Written and tested on Linux using GNU tools.
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