Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 03-03-2004, 09:20 AM   #1
Registered: Nov 2003
Distribution: RH, Fedora, Debian, Knoppix
Posts: 436

Rep: Reputation: 31


I'm running a script to backup my mysql database as a cronjob. Everything works ok, but I keep receiving e-mails with an error saying that the TERM variable has not been set. How can I stop this error from happenig?

Exact error message:

TERM environment variable not set.

The script is



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
cronjob problem chadi Linux - General 5 10-10-2004 09:09 PM
cronjob help meeh Linux - General 1 03-26-2004 11:41 AM
Cronjob engnet Linux - Networking 6 03-03-2004 09:21 AM
Su in a cronjob michedlp Programming 3 11-06-2003 08:30 AM
cronjob FastEddy Linux - General 1 04-12-2003 09:52 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:21 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration