HOWTO backup with find and tar

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Short and simple way to backup an entire directory and a mysql database. Log some informations and send an email when the job is done. This bash script was write to be executed on OSX Yosemite, but with some minor changes it should run on almost any X driven system. If you need compression just add -z (gzip) to tar command, and name your tarball [FILENAME].tar.gz


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Ubuntu Gnome Shell change launcher destination

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Edit Gnome shell launchers to point to another executable than default
For Example: You’ve installed Eclipse 3.7 „Indigo“ and want to change to Eclipse 4.3 „Kepler“ but you don’t want to delete your old „Indigo“ till you feel confident about „Kepler“. Continue reading