If you use a Gigablue SAT Box,after some weeks enigma2 will hang up: edit root crontab: $crontab -e insert: 0 1 * * * killall -9 enigma2 && sleep 5 && init 3 && /etc/init.d/samba restart 5 1 * * * wget -O /dev/null -q "IP-OF-GIGA-Box/web/powerstate?newstate=0&type=0" This will restart enigma2 Service, Samba and Webinterface too! Then Enigma is set to Standby! That kodi can access the TV Bookmarks to view TV over LAN! If Standby is not set Kodi hangs!
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): […]
Problem: phpmyadmin interfaces are slow and often attacked by script kids, if you can don’t use it! Solution: To backup and restore use command line To Backup a database: $mysqldump -u root -p wordpressdb > /backups/wordpressdb-dump.sql [Enter root password] To restore: $mysql -u root -p wordpressdb < /backups/wordpressdb-dump.sql[Enter root password] Remark: this is not recogized by the ONLINE SYSTEM if users visits you pages to read! There must be no shutdown of the mysql or apache webserver, its a online HOT-Dump. If you like put it into a script and set cron to backup every night. Sample Bash MySQL Script […]
Problem: I f you work on you PC daily Patches must be checked and installed. At Debian / Ubuntu the Gnome-Update-Manager does this. But there is NO Shutdown possible after update. Solution: – create Script #sudo nano /root/upgrade-off.sh add inside: apt-get update //for update Patches Database PC apt-get dist-upgrade -y //install Patches automatic apt-get clean //cleanup PC /sbin/init 0 //shutdown PC automatic or reboot Server = init 6 exit You can now after work set it to crontab or start manual by #sudo sh /root/upgrade-off.sh On Servers name it upgrade-reboot.sh and set root cron to run the job @hourly/@daily