Month: August 2012

Whats on my Podcatcher?

What are my current favourite podcasts? Mysterious Universe – Brilliant podcast covering pretty much every aspect of the paranormal, but not overly serious and no signs of any tin foil hats! Linux Outlaws – Superbly fun podcast, covering the latest news in the Linux, Open source and free software world with the (more than) occasional rant from Fab. Ubuntu UK Podcast – Another… Read more →

Hourly Backup Script for Email

So I was working on a script a while ago to backup all my email on my Linux box. I put together a fairly simple bash script to delve into home directories and pick out the Maildir and back it up. Great! DRIVE=”/dev/sdb1″ HOME=”/home/” LIST=”/tmp/backlist_$$.txt” # mount $DRIVE /backup set $(date) for DIR in `find /home/ -name “Maildir” -print`; do… Read more →