Use Export Command To Help Linux Find Your Scripts

Level: Beginner, Intermediate Yeah your a rockstar! You compiled and installed a linux binary or made a nifty script but you don’t want to mess the server bin tree. So you placed it in an isolated folder like so: /usr/local/myscripts/really/great/work/bin/myutility You go on with business as usual. But soon you got tired of typing the […]

How to Write a Backup Shell Script using Tar and Gnu Zip

Happy New Year! As promised I made a rudimentary Linux shell script utilizing the tar and gzip commands to archive or make backups. If you’re new to shell scripting you might like to read this articles. If you’re lazy like I am. Don’t worry I’ll explain parts of the code. Our goal is to […]