DuckDNS is perfect free dynamic DNS service that does not require manually updating your up tp 5 free dynamic DNS domain names. It is easy to setup the shell script to do this for you via crontab. Continue reading “How to install DuckDNS”
None of the available Google drive clients (CLI) offers automated sync of your files to your Google drive. In our previous article, we have shown you how to install and configure your Google drive client, gdrive. Now we will take you one step further, and show you how to make a simple shell script to sync your files to your Google drive. Continue reading “How to automate backup of your files to your Google drive from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS”
Per default, cron logging in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is rather limited. Standard logging in syslog does not offer any details if root owned cron jobs are actually running and if not, why. Here you will see how to enable cron logging which will help you in further troubleshooting. Continue reading “How to enable cron loggin in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS”
Most of the users are used to edit crontab file using crontab -e, and that is just fine, but where are actual files placed? By defualt, Linux stores cron files under /var/spool/cron/crontab. All cron jobs are stored after the username as per /etc/passwd file. To edit the file directly, you just need to open the file in your favorite text editor and make changes.