I have a root cron task that runs every day. But I want to allow normal users to request that it run immediately, if they so wish. It is a harmless process and it can run as often as needed and these ...
I'm helping out with an art project (http://stargateeggbeater.com/ for those interested) built on Raspberry Pi. The RPi controls an addressable LED strip through the GPIO, using the spidev device per ...
So, I run an overnight python script that runs a backup of our web data in the /var/www directory, then moves the backups to an external HDD in /media. The script in scheduled in the sudo crontab ...
I have a script run from a non-privaleged users' crontab that invokes some commands using sudo. Except it doesn't. The script runs fine but the sudo'ed commands silently fail. The script runs ...
I have a temp directory set up where users can place whatever files they need to send to other users via HTTP. The owner of this directory is an SFTP user, and cannot run cron jobs. I have one shell ...