Running Mosquitto MQTT on Windows 10 super easy 20

Running Mosquitto MQTT on Windows 10 super easy
So I’ve been playing with IoT lately,  using platforms such as  Arduino ,ESP32, Raspberry Pi and when it comes to being able to have these devices communicate with a hub or server, the de facto standard is to use a MQTT  server and protocol  . Unfortunately, prior to Windows 10  finding a  native Windows  version is ...

WordPress linux backup script to offsite NAS via Rsync 4

WordPress linux backup script to offsite NAS via Rsync
Here’s a simple straightforward bash | shell script that I use for this SITE to easily and routinely backup my Entire  Wordpress Site , all its folders and plugins , and the corresponding database.   Of course there are dozens of WordPress Backup  plugins (such as Backup Buddy;  Updraft Plus; BackWpUp ) that do this ...

Linux backup and rotate script 6

Linux backup and rotate script
A common task to do with backups is to rotate them , so that you have multiple copies of critical files going back x days. Below is a bash script (Linux command line) that does this. Why Rotate Backups? Why not just one current backup file… The primary reason to have a rotating backup system, ...

Shell script code: show oldest | newest file in folder and file age

Shell script code: show oldest | newest file in folder and file age
Determining Oldest file and file age Today I had to write a short shell script to help figure out the oldest file in a particular folder, how old that file was (in secs or minutes). This is a pretty common requirement when dealing with file(s) folders  such as working directories, where you periodically need to ...