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no crontab for vishal - using an empty one crontab: installing new crontab

any suggestions how to workout ?

  • did you save the file after editing in nano? – hyph Mar 8 '17 at 10:53

When typing cronteb -e and you don't yet have a crontab installed for your account, it is the normal message printed when exitting the editor. Type crontab -l and you will see your cron instructions. Check your local mails (mail command) in case there was an error in the command your crontab try to execute.

For more information: man 1 crontab (the command to update crontab), man 5 crontab (the format of the crontab files).

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