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Old 09-17-2002, 08:27 PM   #1
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Question editing the cron table


I used the crontab command to try to schedule a task, but I could for the life of me figure out how to save it. What have I done wrong?
 
Old 09-17-2002, 08:31 PM   #2
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well what you've done "wrong" is not learning how to use vi, which is the text editor that crontab uses to let you edit files. read (*some of*) vi's manpage and you should be fine, as long as it's syntactically correct.
 
Old 09-17-2002, 09:19 PM   #3
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oh ok. thanks
 
Old 09-19-2002, 01:06 PM   #4
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Cool

I find the easiest way to manage cron jobs is by using kcron that comes with KDE. It make it very easy to do, and you don't have to worry about getting the syntax correct because it does it for you.
 
  


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