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Old 02-01-2012, 06:39 AM   #1
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Create a Cronjob

I'm reading Introduction to Linux from tldp.

1)Create an at job that copies all files in your home directory to /var/tmp within half an hour. You may want to create a sub-directory in /var/tmp.

2)Make a cronjob that does this task every Monday to Friday during lunch.

I did 1).
I don't know how to do the second. I should use /etc/cron.daily? How should I edit it to do this?

The explanation in the book didn't help me much

I'm using the latest Slackware.
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I don't know how to do the second. I should use /etc/cron.daily? How should I edit it to do this?
Take a look at
You don't need cron.daily
Just create the cronjob using
crontab -e
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