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The software utility Cron is a time-based job scheduler in Unix-like computer operating systems. People who set up and maintain software environments use cron to schedule jobs (commands or shell scripts) to run periodically at fixed times, dates, or intervals. 267 more words


Implementing Cron Jobs with Elastic Beanstalk

If you have worked with cron jobs with Elastic Beanstalk then you know they can be confusing starting out. Here is a simple solution that I use. 202 more words


Simple Duplicity S3 Script

Duplicity is a command line tool that performs encrypted incremental backups.  It supports a variety of file locations, including Amazon S3, and comes pre-installed on several Linux distributions.  206 more words


Execute Batch Process based on cron run

The batch api is primary design to work with forms and it depends what is the purpose of your use, but you can create a function that mimic form submission, and then you can use batch together with cron, assume you have function that will be triggered by a rule on cron run, so this function is _mymodule_batch(): 96 more words


Updating /etc/motd to show uptime

I often SSH into all my Debian servers to do all my maintenance. I have close to a dozen of them. As an old Unix guy from the early 80’s (starting on CP/M!) I could never grasp the GUI. 575 more words

Apex Announces New Automated CtP Solutions

Apex Digital Graphics, Hemel Hempstead, the official Ryobi Mitsubishi representative for presses up to SRA1 format, has signed an exclusive CtP and plate distribution deal with… 852 more words


Scheduling task with Crontab

If you are a Linux admin, you have come across work that needs to be repeated every so often that you do not like doing and would prefer to automate. 788 more words