How to schedule tasks using at command on Linux
Dec 21, 2017, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Egidio Docile)
During the administration of a system, being able to schedule a task for a later execution it's one crucial ability: to perform a backup of a database for example, or perhaps to run a maintenance script. Less known than cron or anacron, the at program let us do this in a pretty easy way: in this tutorial we will learn how to use it and how it is different from the programs mentioned above.