Am using Ubuntu14.04. Server Backup will take place every week. But will this affect the crontab? Because "sudo crontab -e" does not contain the cron job which I gave. Please help! Thanks in advance
Every user has their individual crontab. This includes the root user.
When you add a cronjob with
crontab -e, you add it into the list of jobs for the current user.
This means that with
sudo crontab -e, you will be editing the list of cron jobs for the root user.
To edit the crontab for a specific user, use
sudo crontab -e -u username, or log in as that user and use