Copy MongoDB database from remote host to your machine

You can use the mongo console to copy the database from one host (machine) to another host (machine). It is usually helpful when we are copying large database.

Start the mongo console

  1. by typing command “mongo”
  2. run following commands to copy database
    use admin
    db.runCommand({
       copydb: 1,
       fromdb: "test",
       todb: "records",
       fromhost: "example.net"
    })

    For more information Mongo Documentation

Create Application Launcher on Desktop in ubuntu

  1. Create “your-application.desktop” file on desktop.
  2. Write follwing lines in that file
[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Name=BackMeUp
Comment=Back up your data with one click
Exec=/home/alex/Documents/backup.sh
Icon=/home/alex/Pictures/backup.png
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=Utility;Application;

3. Give executable permission to this file

4. Start using it

For More info UnityLaunchersAndDesktopFiles