Tag: Bash Scripting

Locale Umloud Problems Cron

If you run scripts to handle text output by cronjobs your perhaps get problems with umlouds “ÖÄÜ” cause they are displayed by “**”. This is a problem cause cron uses “C” setting as locale, you can test it by setting it into root crontab: open crontab from root with: $su – root $crontab – insert * * * * * locale This will mail cron’s locale echo to the mailbox of root! Read root’s mail! After tests remove the locale entry at crontab! Howto fix for Scripts: open crontab from root with: $su – root $crontab -e insert (for German): […]

Social Media Wasted Lifetime

.. most of current sites reading is #wasted #lifetime, especially #facebook, #twitter #instagram .. thru open APIs filled by robots scripts with trash or fake news. Thats a real Problem for Governments to break thru and inform the people with goods.