There are often times that I want my computer to do a single task, but not right now. For example, I could have it notify me in 30 minutes that it is time to leave work. Or maybe I want it to run a ...
Is there a simple way for me to add a shell command to a list of jobs to have run on the system when I'm not logged in? For example: I SSH into my system, decide that I want to read an ebook later, ...
I need to compile gcc45 on my computer and that's a lengthy and resource-intensive process for my computer, so I'd prefer to have it do it while I sleep (at night). What's the closest thing to: $ ...
Sometimes I start a program that takes a very long time to finish (emerge), then realize that I should go to bed instead of waiting for it. If I know this in the first place I would run program; halt ...
So cron or at can schedule our commands to run at the exact time we need them to, but can we schedule commands to run when systems are inactive? Something like: echo "some_commands" | when 'cpu ...