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Dear Lina: Running a shell script with the cron daemon

Sep 21, 1999, 00:20 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lina)

[ Thanks to Matthew Cunningham for this link. ]

"Dear Lina,
I want my roommate to be able to power down my computer. At the same time I don't want to give him root access to my machine. Any suggestions for what I can do?.."

"Dear Lina,
The new system administrator at my job (and my boss) gave me a shell script called "clean_logs", and told me to run it on my Linux machine with the cron daemon. How on earth do I do that?"

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