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Linux Tip: Job Scheduling with Cron and At

Jul 25, 2007, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ian Shields)

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"Sometimes you may need to run a job just once, rather than regularly. For this you use the at command. The commands to be run are read from a file specified with the -f option, or from stdin if -f is not used. The -m option sends mail to the user even if there is no stdout from the command. The -v option displays the time at which the job will run before reading the job"

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