simple script to watch for file changes on Linux

simple script to watch for file changes on Linux
Its a pretty common exercise in Linux/Unix shell programming to monitor a particular folder for file changes, typically the addiiton or change of a file. There’s a variety fo ways to do it , the more common approach is to use. In Linux, we can use the inotify interface to monitor a directory or a file. We do this ...

How to Rsync between two folders automatically on file changes 2

How to Rsync between two folders automatically on file changes
A common usage of rsync is to copy files from one location to another, rsync is the successor of scp command . However, there are some advantages that rsync has over scp: Incremental transfer: rsync can transfer only the differences between two files, which makes it faster and more efficient than scp. This is particularly ...

Linux , 3 ways to keep long running processes in background

Linux , 3 ways to keep long running processes in background
  In Linux, there are several ways to keep a long running process running in the background. Here are a few common methods: Using & to run the command in the background: You can run a command in the background by appending an ampersand (&) to the end of the command. For example, to run a process called myprogram in ...

Fix mount error(95): solved! Operation not supported SMB 35

Fix mount error(95): solved! Operation not supported SMB
Mounts SMB/CIFS shares with Linux It’s common practice to mount Windows file shares on Linux  using the SMB (Samba) implementation on Linux.  the command is fairly straight forward. # Install the required libraries if you haven't done that yet sudo apt update sudo apt install cifs-utils #Next mount the folder you want sudo mount -t ...

short and simple Linux .profile status banner 1

short and simple Linux .profile status banner
Here’s just a short post about a little .profile code snippet I use to help give me a brief system overview upon logging into my accounts.. It produces an output similar to the one below.  Now  I understand there are tons of little utilities out there like Neofetch (commind line system information tool), that provides ...

WordPress linux backup script to offsite NAS via Rsync 5

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 ...