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mysql upgrade error – start failed

Was upgrading today and got this: Setting up mysql-server-5.5 (5.5.28-0ubuntu0.12.10.1) … start: Job failed to start invoke-rc.d: initscript mysql, action “start” failed. dpkg: error processing mysql-server-5.5 (–configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 yay, so it can’t … Continue reading

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Notify on rates change

script for cron: #!/bin/bash TOMMOROW=$(date +”%d.%m.%Y” –date=”next day”) touch /var/tmp/cbr.log # just so that it exist curl |\ sed ‘s/Курсы валют за 01.01.2099 не зарегистрированы\.//’ |\ sed ‘/<!–/,/–>/d’ |\ sed ‘/<script/,/<\/script>/d’ > /tmp/cbr.html if [ -z `cat /var/tmp/cbr.log | … Continue reading

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zip individual files recursively

Zip up every fb2 file in a book collection to save some space since reader can read them from zip files anyway: find . -type f -execdir zip -m ‘{}’.zip ‘{}’ \;

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