Re: create cron in FC5 question

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2007/4/20, Tom Poe <[email protected]>:
I googled for cron howto, and noticed that the /etc/crontab file is
empty.  I want to run an event on a daily basis, and need to know where
to add, and how to add an event to run jpodcatcher once a day.  Any help
appreciated.
Tom
First off, if you want it to run in the system cron, just
/etc/crontab, on the other hand if you want it as an user cron, just:
crontab -e
Anyways, this is an example of a basic job running daily at, for
instance, 11:00 AM

SHELL=/bin/bash
PATH=/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin
MAILTO=root
HOME=/

# run-parts
01 * * * * root run-parts /etc/cron.hourly
02 4 * * * root run-parts /etc/cron.daily
22 4 * * 0 root run-parts /etc/cron.weekly
42 4 1 * * root run-parts /etc/cron.monthly
00 11 * * * root /home/manu/babelserver.sh

got it?

You might want to read the Crontab manual.

Hope this helps
All the best.

Manuel.


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