Everybody knows top or htop. Ever wished there was something similar but to monitor your files instead of CPU usage and processes? Well, there is.
watch -d -n 2 ‘df; ls -FlAt;’
and you’ll get to spy on which files are getting written on your system. Every time a file gets modified it will get highlighted for a second or so. The above command is useful when you grant someone SSH access to your box and wish to know exactly what they’re modifying.