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Old 01-15-2019, 04:11 AM   #1
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Linux task scheduler


Hello Team,
What are the options available in Linux for job scheduling by default?
 
Old 01-15-2019, 07:10 AM   #2
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These are the most common available options:

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cron
anacron
 
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Old 01-15-2019, 10:35 AM   #3
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anacron is just one of the implementations of cron, as are i.e.
vixiecron(directory.fsf.org/wiki/Vixie-cron) and fcron(en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fcron).
 
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Old 01-16-2019, 01:24 AM   #4
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anacron is just one of the implementations of cron
You're right, but I have to consider them as separate softwares, since they understand a similar but different syntax and work on different assumptions.
For further reference take a look at this good post.
 
  


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