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Minecraft server update cron script

Automatically update crafbukkit server to latest development versionModify as need and place or link the below script into your '/etc/cron.daily/' folder; remember not to use dots in your cron files as they will not be read - for example name it or soft link it as 'update-crafbukkit-minecraft'. #!/bin/sh # # file: update-craftbukkit-minecraft.sh /etc/init.d/minecraft-server.sh stop wget -N http://dl.bukkit.org/latest-dev/craftbukkit.jar # got the link by reading here: http://wiki.bukkit.org/Setting_up_a_server and guessing to change '-rb' to '-dev' rm minecraft_server.jar ln -s craftbukkit.jar minecraft_server.jar /etc/init.d/minecraft-server.sh start You can find my minecraft setup and my minecraft init.d startup script at an older post Minecraft Server on Debian.