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PlatinumX 11-09-2010 02:53 AM

Crontab or cron.daily?
Hey all,

I would like my system to update its package list automatically every day.
So I will put a cron task.
However I don't know between cron.daily and a specific task in the crontab.

I don't need the update to be launched at a precise time.
I would prefer my system to run it once a day but when it is not very busy, it is not a priority task.

Can I use cron.daily in such a case?


repo 11-09-2010 03:21 AM

Yes you can use cron.daily.
As root, type

crontab -l
to see the time cron.daily is executed.

Kind regards

Kind regards

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