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Old 04-08-2009, 04:36 AM   #1
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find which program is calling cron every 10 minutes - using ubuntu intreoid

i have a program/process that is calling cron every 10 minutes but i cant determine which one...

i have stopped various programs listed in system monitor that could be responsible [eg ddclient] but to no avail...

another symptom [which may/may not be relevant] is noticed when rhythmbox is playing a file... the sound dies for the brief period the cron task is running
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crontab -l
as root and as user
Also take a look in

you can run top to see the program that runs at the moment the cron is executed.


cron, intrepid, rhythmbox, ubuntu

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