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Old 08-30-2004, 02:25 AM   #1
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i need to write a program it has to execute automatically


I need to write the program it has to execute evry 1 minute even though the system has logged out.

give me some hints ? how to proceed to write the coding


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Old 08-30-2004, 02:49 AM   #2
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you can use cron. if you wish to run the script with your id, login using your id and type

crontab -e (to edit your crontab file)
*/1 * * * * /path/to/your/script
 
Old 08-30-2004, 06:21 PM   #3
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Old 08-30-2004, 06:53 PM   #4
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even though the system has logged out
Do you mean your user is logged out, or the system is shut down?? I doubt cron jobs run while you're logged out, and i'm sure they don't when your computer is shut down
 
Old 08-30-2004, 11:48 PM   #5
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hi,
Thanks for given reply.Actually my thing is , even if i shutdown the system.The program has to execute at the backend.
but i heared one command like 'nohup' command but how to use i don't know.plz help me.


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Old 08-31-2004, 12:34 AM   #6
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kiran, when you system shuts down, you cannot have any processes running. nohup command is used when you want to keep the command running after you logout.
 
  


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