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LinuxGurus.org: Scheduling Jobs With Linux: How to turn Linux Into An Alarm Clock

Jan 15, 2000, 18:02 (5 Talkback[s])

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"Many new users are oblivious to one of the most powerfull features of Linux (and all Unixs) and that is the ability to schedule jobs."

"What is it that your computer is doing at 3am without you (suposedly) up? It is running various system administration jobs such as checking the hard drives file system. How can you setup your own jobs to run at whatever hours of the day and night? Easy, with a tool called CRON."

"I hope this tutorial helps you, have fun..."

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