Tag Archives: cron

  • Spider a website with wget

    This command might be useful if you want to auto-generate the Boost module cache files on a Drupal site wget -r -l4 –spider -D thesite.com http://www.thesite.com Let’s analyse the options… -r indicates it’s recursive (so “follow the links” and look for more than one page) -l indicates the number of levels we want to recurse. […]

  • HOWTO Use the /etc/cron.* infrastructure on Debian

    This article is incomplete and was first written in June 2006 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/339). On Debian, an infrastructure is in place in directories /etc/cron.* to extend and improve the crontabs. Why ? Usually, crontabs are managed at the user level, which can start crontab -e to edit its own or crontab -l to […]