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# Linode Dynamic DNS Update - github.com/alexwilliamsca
## Usage:
- * 1. Make sure you create a DNS entry with an A record pointing to your IP.
- * 2. Add this script to your crontab (runs every 10 minutes):
+ * 1. Install the linode gem: `sudo gem install linode`
+ * 2. Make sure you create a DNS entry with an A record pointing to your IP.
+ * 3. Add this script to your crontab (runs every 10 minutes):
### Crontab entry
*/10 * * * * bash -c 'source $HOME/.bash_profile && /usr/bin/ruby /opt/linode_dynamic_dns.rb'
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dynamic_domain: yourdomain.com
api_key: your-linode-api-key
+**Make sure you change permissions of /opt/.linoderc to 600**
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## Notes:
* If you ever delete/recreate the A record in your DNS, you'll need to change

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