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commit 87768dc39b2b9f26bc88f7a9e5acb55dec1a1030
parent a9eedbcd479dde22588b19477dbe176fa27ebaf1
Author: Luke Smith <luke@lukesmith.xyz>
Date:   Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:16:06 -0500

dox on cronjobs moved

Diffstat:
A.scripts/cron/IMPORTANT_NOTE.md | 11+++++++++++
M.scripts/cron/checkup | 4----
2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/.scripts/cron/IMPORTANT_NOTE.md b/.scripts/cron/IMPORTANT_NOTE.md @@ -0,0 +1,11 @@ +# Important Note + +These cronjobs have components that require information about your current display to display notifications correctly. + +When you add them as cronjobs, I recommend you precede the command with commands as those below: + +``` +export DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=unix:path=/run/user/1000/bus; export DISPLAY=:0; . $HOME/.profile; then_command_goes_here +``` + +This ensures that notifications will display, xdotool commands will function and environmental varialbes will work as well. diff --git a/.scripts/cron/checkup b/.scripts/cron/checkup @@ -1,9 +1,5 @@ #!/bin/sh # Syncs repositories and downloads updates, meant to be run as a cronjob. -# For notifications, must export DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS. -# See my cronjob below and mimic it: -# -# 9 12 * * * eval "export DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=unix:path=/run/user/1000/bus"; /home/luke/.scripts/cron/checkup ping -q -w 1 -c 1 `ip r | grep -m 1 default | cut -d ' ' -f 3` >/dev/null || exit