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. http://www.dartmouth.edu/~rc/classes/ksh/print_pages.shtmlhttp://tldp.org/LDP/abs/html/ If you’re lazy like I am. Don’t worry I’ll explain parts of the code. Our goal is to […]