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Old 05-17-2009, 05:22 PM   #1
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How do I find out what version of crond I am running?


What terminal command would I run?
 
Old 05-17-2009, 05:58 PM   #2
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On slackware, it would be dillon's cron.

Code:
berhanie@machine:~$ cat /etc/slackware-version
Slackware 12.0.0
berhanie@machine:~$ ls /var/log/packages/|grep cron
dcron-2.3.3-i486-6
font-cronyx-cyrillic-1.0.0-noarch-2
berhanie@machine:~$ head -n 15 /var/log/packages/dcron-2.3.3-i486-6
PACKAGE NAME:     dcron-2.3.3-i486-6
COMPRESSED PACKAGE SIZE:     20 K
UNCOMPRESSED PACKAGE SIZE:     60 K
PACKAGE LOCATION: /var/log/mount/slackware/a/dcron-2.3.3-i486-6.tgz
PACKAGE DESCRIPTION:
dcron: dcron (Dillon's Cron daemon)
dcron:
dcron: The cron daemon runs in the background and executes tasks on behalf of
dcron: users at the appropriate time.  Many timed system tasks are started
dcron: with cron, such as the nightly indexing with updatedb.
dcron:
dcron: dcron was written entirely from scratch by Matthew Dillon.
dcron:
dcron:
dcron:
 
  


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