Bash with Rsync into the future

To sync all of the mp3 files from a path (pwd) to another location, you can run this first to test to see what would copy: find -ctime -60 -name “*.mp3″ -print0 | rsync -aucvn –files-from=- –from0 ./ /path/to/destination/ Then remove the “n” from the rsync flags to copy, archive style, all files with update…

Web Host Backup Script

This is a script I have developed to back up my hosting environment, and it actually consists of two. One to be started by cron, and then it starts the other. This allows for a modular setup between your environments (apache/nginx/etc). The scripts: backup.sh #!/bin/bash # Web Host Backup # Cron Version # Jim McKibben…

Remote VNC via SSH

This is the SSH part where you connect to the remote system and send a local port back to you: ssh -L 5900:localhost:5900 -p altsshport user@domain.com What can you do with this? You can run a service on your remote system like this: x11vnc -display :0 -localhost On newer Xubuntu systems, you might have to…