Linux Crontab Explained

Posted at November 11, 2016 at 12:59 pm by Jithin

Cron is a software utility for Unix-like operating systems. Cron allows users to run scheduled tasks for every specific time, specific dates, etc. Anacron is a computer program that can run schedule tasks which is done by cron, but without assuming that the system is running continuously.  It can run commands periodically, with a frequency specified in days, and it can control regular tasks. It does not assume that the system is running 24 hours so it can be used with machines that are not runn   [...]

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