Twitter allows you to download your tweet archive, but that archive doesn’t contain your images. Ergo, it is not really an archive. This script downloads all the images from your tweets locally and rewrites the archive files so that they point to the local images. twitter-export-image-fill →
If you’re a developer using Laravel I’d strongly recommend “Laravel Backup”, a package developed by the folks over at Spatie. Version 3 just got released: Laraval Backup can backup the files and databases of your application to one or more external filesystems. It uses Laravel’s native cloud filesystem to do this. The package can also […]
The condition of any backup is unknown until a restore is attempted.
Nice script by Xavez. Put it in a daily cronjob if you like, or extend it to copy the backup to another machine: #!/bin/bash # Path to where you want to backup mysql databases. opath=/Users/username/Sites/Backups/mysql/ # Local mysql details. Make a username with only read access. Allow SELECT, LOCK TABLES. mysqlhost=127.0.0.1 username=read_only_user password=read_only_password # Get […]
Now that there are rumors of Yahoo shutting down Delicious I found it necessary to keep my bookmarks safe and have a local, browsable copy of them.
This post is outdated. Not everything is accurate anymore. More than three years later I still have my Drobo running and have performed disk swaps without any problems. Drobo has grown up by now. One remaining issue though is the speed (although that should be better with the newer models): it’s not optimal. A few […]
Someone got FlickrDown onto Digg. Too bad he didn’t do his research that good, as FlickrDown is considered rubbish when compared to Downloadr 😉