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Cron/Crontab Basics:
Cron/Crontab Basics:
I'm going to go over just the basics: I think the name cron comes from chronos (Greek for time), but it could be an acronym for (Command Run ON).
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Using Tar in linux to make a backup
Using Tar in linux to make a backup
Using Tar in linux to make a backup This is just a small example of how you can use the TAR application with linux to generate a powerfull backup script triggered by a cron.
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Worry-free Linux power-downs with Anacron
Worry-free Linux power-downs with Anacron
Linux ordinarily uses Cron to automatically perform routine system maintenance on desktop or laptop computers, however not running Cron routinely can result in monstrously large log files and other problems. You can offload most or all of your usual daily and longer-interval Cron jobs onto Anacron enabling your computer to run regular maintenance jobs whenever the computer is powered on, even if those times are unpredictable.
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Using cron to automate maintenance
Using cron to automate maintenance
To leverage round-the-clock computing, tasks must run at all hours of the day. From very often to every so often, cron happily minds the clock and runs jobs day or night. Learn how to configure and maintain cron, and discover just some of its many uses.
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CRONTAB Tutorial - Easy understanding of the complex service
CRONTAB Tutorial - Easy understanding of the complex service
CRONTAB Tutorial - Easy understanding of the complex service
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Linux How-To Guide: Chkrootkit install and Cron
Linux How-To Guide: Chkrootkit install and Cron
Linux How-To Guide: Chkrootkit install and Cron
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how to add a comment to every line of a crontab using sed
how to add a comment to every line of a crontab using sed
how to add a comment to every line of a crontab using sed
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ntpdate - to syncronise your server time to a time server
ntpdate - to syncronise your server time to a time server
ntpdate - to syncronise your server time to a time server
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Cronjobs: A Full Introduction. (Weekly database backup script included.)
Cronjobs: A Full Introduction. (Weekly database backup script included.)
A nice, easy to use guide to cron jobs / the cron tab in CPanel. Learn how to automate tedious jobs such as database backup!!
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