DebianHelp: Scheduling Backup Jobs Using at and crontab in Debian
Apr 24, 2006, 11:30 (2 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to david for
this link. ]
"You can use the crontab command to run commands at regular
times. For example, you could schedule a backup of your files every
Friday. Commands can be scheduled to the minute.
"If you want to schedule a command to run only once, look into
the at command..."