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Push(over) notifications for Gentoo updates

Published on December 6, 2014

This shell script will send you a push notification if there are new Gentoo updates available. It’s based on ftf’s Ruby script for Prowl.

Application Token

To get the Application token just create a new application on the Pushover website:

User Token

The “User Key” is displayed on your user profile.


Add this cronjob and make sure the user has permissions to run the emerge command:

0 20 * * * /bin/zsh /root/tools/ >/dev/null 2>&1


That’s all!