Linux.com: CLI Magic: Make Time for crontab
Aug 23, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Last week we looked at the at command, which will run a set of
commands once and once only. For more complex regular scheduling,
get to know your crontab file.
"Why use a file to manage periodic jobs when a simple command
can do about the same job...?"