Configure Dynamic DNS Client (ddclient) to Update DynDns and Zoneedit Simultaneously

Dyndns And Zoneedit - Smarthomebeginner

In this post, I will show you how I configured dynamic DNS client (ddclient) on Linux (Ubuntu) to simultaneously update DynDns and Zonedit accounts with multiple hosts. I recently switched my routers. My previous router (Linksys WRT-320N) ran DD-WRT but my current one (ASUS RT-N13U) runs its own firmware, which … read more

Reduce hard disk writes in Ubuntu

Hard Disk - Smarthomebeginner

Frequent hard disk write keeps the drive from going to low power mode (especially with the Green drives). Therefore, we need the drive to be inactive for a while to turn on the low power state. In order to do this in Ubuntu Server, the frequency at which things are … read more

Stop cron email notifications

Crontab - Smarthomebeginner

I recently setup my first cron activity to run daily. But I started getting output of the execution. This although at the beginning reassured me that everything fine has become an annoyance recently since I know its working well. So this is what I did to stop cron email notifications. … read more

Commandline IP address lookup in Linux

Commandline Ip Address Lookup

Commandline IP address lookup is very simple in Linux. I wrote a small script to do this for me. This is what I did: Enter the following lines into the script: Made the script executable by the user: Commandline IP Address Lookup Run the script: And the output looks like … read more