Originally Posted by Samotnik
No. This string * * * * * root echo `date` >> ~/out add to /etc/crontab file.
I probably have been doing this wrong the whole time...
I take the string and paste it in notepad then save it as testcron.txt. I upload that file to the /etc/ folder, then I run crontab testcron.txt ...
is that not the way to make a cron job?