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.gitkeep added folder for official script Apr 15, 2015 fixed some small problems Apr 25, 2018

The script is the new official machine update script for the new RESTful API on

  • Update your linuxcounter machines directly via this script without the need for log into your account
  • Automate the machine update by installing a cronjob by invoking a simple command


Download the file "" from github, move it into your PATH and make it executable:

$ wget
$ chmod +x
$ sudo mv /usr/local/bin/

Or clone the repository in order to be able to contribute to the code, enhance the script, fixing bugs and sending pull requests:

$ git clone
$ cd linuxcounter-update-examples/_official
$ sudo cp /usr/local/bin/


First start the script by using the "-h" parameter to get some help:

$ -h

You may use the interactive mode of the script for being guided through the machine registration and sending the data:

$ -i


GNU General Public License Version 3

Free Software, Hell Yeah!