JBidWatcher

JBidWatcher is a great little Java app that can handle bidding and sniping on ebay auctions.

It works absolutely fine on Linux, it just lacks a friendly installer

This script will set it up and run it for you

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#!/bin/bash
if [[ "$(whoami)" == "root" ]]
then
    echo "Please don't run this as root"
    exit 1
fi

#Note, later versions do not seem to work at time of writing
version=2.5.6

jarName="JBidwatcher-${version}.jar"

if [[ ! -f /opt/$jarName ]]
then
    echo "Downloading..."
    sudo bash -c "
    cd /opt;
    wget http://www.jbidwatcher.com/download/$jarName
    "
fi


java -Xmx512m -jar /opt/$jarName