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Using Cron for scheduling tasks
Using Cron for scheduling tasks
30 June 2017 | Updated 11 July 2017 | Renier Delport |
Cron, also known as crontab (aka cron table) has a schedule formula for any minute of any day of the week, month and even any year in the future. It is perfect for scheduling repetitive tasks on for example the Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. This post will go through the basics and some tips on how to use Cron's functionality. Read more...
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Collections(s): Home Automation, Home Security, Raspberry Pi, Website Development
Tagged with Bash, Cron, Debian, Linux, Python, Raspbian, free software, getting started, operating system software, scheduling, scheduling software, software, ssmtp
Forismatic.com for Quotes & Expressions – the most inspiring expressions of mankind
Forismatic.com for Quotes & Expressions – the most inspiring expressions of mankind
19 April 2016 | Updated 24 August 2017 | Renier Delport |
Forismatic offers inspirational expressions in the form of a Windows screensaver and quotes tray, iPhone and Mac OS application, an Android client and API. Read more...
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Collections(s): Coding, Inspirational Quotes, Raspberry Pi, Website Development
Tagged with API, Bash, Python, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, quotes
Sending alert emails from a Raspberry Pi for home automation projects
Sending alert emails from a Raspberry Pi for home automation projects
13 February 2016 | Updated 30 June 2017 | Renier Delport |
This is a short, simple tutorial on sending alert emails from a Raspberry Pi for home automation where I show you how to send alert emails using Bash. Read more...
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Collections(s): Home Automation, Raspberry Pi
Tagged with API, Bash, Cron, Gmail, Google+, Linux, Raspbian, email, getting started, mailutils, social media, ssmtp
Posting to Twitter from a Raspberry Pi
Posting to Twitter from a Raspberry Pi
2 January 2016 | Updated 27 November 2017 | Renier Delport |
Tweets can be send globally to multiple recipients at the same time. If these are the requirements for sending out automated messages, or you are simply looking to have some fun, posting to Twitter from a Raspberry Pi will show you how. Read more...
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Collections(s): Home Automation, Raspberry Pi, Social Media
Tagged with API, Bash, Cron, Python, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, Twitter, Twitter API, internet, projects, python-pip, social media, tweepy, twython
An introduction to BIN Bash-ing on Raspbian
An introduction to BIN Bash-ing on Raspbian
12 September 2015 | Updated 26 November 201`7 | Renier Delport |
Part of what make the Raspberry Pi great as a stand-alone device is the ability to use Bash scripts. A Bash script allows the combination of multiple commands to be executed one by one. Linux Bash scripts also allows basic forms of computer reasoning. Read more...
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Collections(s): Coding, Home Automation, Home Security, Microelectronics, Raspberry Pi
Tagged with Bash, Coding, Linux, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian