Currently I need to have a program running all the time, but when the server is rebooted I need to manually run the program. And sometimes I'm not available when that happens. I can't use a normal ...
I recently migrated from vixie-cron to fcron on my laptop. I have a question: how does fcron knows if a particular job was run in given period of time? As a file can change during running, what ...
I've done quite a bit of research in how to do this, and I see there's no direct way in cron to run a job, say, every other Thursday. Right now, I'm leaning toward making a script that will just run ...
I am having trouble figuring out how to set up my first cron job. I simply want to run this command once every week: dpkg -l > ~/Dropbox/installed_packages My /etc/crontab file contains the line ...
If I setup cron jobs incorrectly they appear to silently fail. Where should I look for an error log to understand what went wrong?