Duplicati: Check for File, Before Backup

by Super User

duplicati logo 02Duplicati is a free, open source, multi-platform backup system, capable of making encrypted backups, scheduling and so much more. It has a local web interface that is pretty easy to use and makes setting up a backup task almost effortless. 

Facebook: Unfollowed Still Getting Notifications on Timeline

by Super User

We all get those people that use their personal Facebook pages to display adds, every hour, for sunglasses, herbal remedies, miracle candles or annoyinig social/political views. If you want to remain "friends" with them, but don't want to see their posts anymore, it is easy enough to unfollow them, but what if they still show up? You might have forgotten a setting. 

Reset USB HDD, Over SSH, Without Unplugging

by Super User

There comes a time when we write a script that requires us to unplug and replug some USB component. In my case, a 6tb hdd, in a USB Inateck docking station.  I'm not sure if this process will work the same for every device, but it worked for me. I'm running Ubuntu 16.02 Server and here's what I did.