I often gather tons of links which I propose to read later, and never end up doing so. So I decided to write myself a simple utility that I could run on my server, to email me one of these.
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Now, all I have to do is to add the following to my crontab…
…and I have a fresh link every morning. Linkbait for the win.
Note: The cronjob didn’t initially work as I had expected, because % signs indicate new lines in a crontab, and have to be escaped. Good to know.
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